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Author: Subject: PL XR+ Axle safety alert


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[*] posted on 10-18-2015 at 07:42 PM
PL XR+ Axle safety alert

One more item to keep a close eye on. Had a local guy today doing a turn and the lug separated from the rear axle. Got it tig'd back on now but it could have been bad.

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(this is just with the fitting stuck back in for the picture)

(not sure where all that grease came from)

Was surprised it was a loose fit and not a press fit or close tolerance. So with it as it is; all the weight, load, shock is on the "weld" and not the structure in the case of if it was a closer fit.
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[*] posted on 10-19-2015 at 05:49 AM

I would have needed another pair of pants

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