Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Abbottsford, BC Canada
06 axle keeps popping out...
I did a search and got thru 3 pages of replies and couldn't find my answer.
I have heard axle pop-outs on the rhino are fairly common.
I just bought a 2006 Rhino 660. My left rear axle keeps popping out moments into our ride. A few things that may affect this:
1)27" ITP XTRs on 14" rims.
2)NO sway bar.
Appears to have stock height, and stock width a-arms. I think the axles are stock, but don't know the difference to look at a Gorilla vs. regular axle. Actually, the shaft on the right rear looks quite shiny and I'd guess it's been replaced, but I don't know.
I noticed the circlip on the inner CV stub that snaps into the rear diff is the square cut style, not the original rounded circlip. I heard the square cuts are supposed to be better (NOT SO FAR for me!!).
My friend's '08 700 was a nightmare for axle pop outs. So I want to nip his in the bud. I don't want my riding weekends ruined because of repetitive axle pop-outs. So what can I do to stop this?
I plan to put on 25" Bighorns on 12" rims, and also put a sway bar in.
(Anybody wanna sell me their factory swaybar?)