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Originally Posted by sLiPpY
the rear axle completely exploded. they said that when they took apart the rear end, bits of metal came pouring out, and that it was shattered, and the banging and knocking was the grinding and popping of the metal in the axle.

Any idea how this happened?
No idea what would cause that....short of extreme wear and tear. Could it be a defect somewhere in one of the gears?

I hope my car won't have the same fate

2002 Sonic Blue v6 5-speed
Mods: K&N FIPK2 CAI, Motoblue 42% UDP, Steeda Tri-Ax, next up - time for a new clutch I think and a lightweight flywheel if I can find a relatively inexpensive one...
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