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post #1 of 4 Old 06-03-2012, 04:57 PM Thread Starter
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Sand blasting axles

Im wanting to clean up my axles and i was wondering can i just unbolt and take to the shop to have it sand blasted. Thanks

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Why not just leave them bolted and take a wire wheel to them?

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Just figured it would be easier and look/last longer. I was just worried that sand blasting would hurt axle seals or even the differential. Im looking to see if anyone has done this before

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all i did with mine is wire brush the shish out of them and bedlined my rear along with the rest of my frame

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I've already explained that to him multiple times tho and he doesn't understand... Im about to bust out some crayons and draw it for him.

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