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Rear Axle Help!!!

My rear end needs to be shortened about 2 INches (Axle that is), how would I go about doing this? Never done it, any tips etc. Also have any ideas of cost etc, thanks, any and all advice will be great, thanks, Dana

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This is usually not something that can be accomplished at home. The axle tubes must be cut square and the amount of material you desire removed. Then the tubes and axle retaining flanges need to be accuratly repositioned and welded back together, taking care not to warp the housing with too much heat. after that is accomplished the axles need to be shortened and resplined. This last step can be accomplished by a reputable machine shop, or you can buy new axels to fit.

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thanks Vince for the info, might try a different avenue, thanks again.
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