Clearanceman2: Just pop the hub off the ball joint and that way you don't need to worry about camber at all. Also, your idea of Utah rust is charming. I live in the rust belt and you don't realize how rust free you have it. Nice tip about the dowl, starting in the car sucks although if you put the punch in a vice grip, you can tap the vice grip pretty well generally.
Logan Gibbs: I've watched a few videos for changing cv axles on older subaru's, this is by far the best I've come across. You just made my dyi job way easier, thank you.
rwalt7: Saved me more money again. Thanks Brian, your awesome!
Chad White: Do you (or anyone reading) have a video or instructions on how to do this on a 2011 and newer Forester?
house ofmasquerades: ditto the others suby keeps movin along thanks to brian.
Bobby Wheatley: I've been turning to your videos for the last 3 years when I have issues with my Suby---You're the best!
Keli'i “Keezy” Aoyagi: Mahalo for your help! Helps me to catch mistakes
Nelson Chua: good info, thanks for doing this. Although I got dizzy watching it....
Scott Smith: This guy is my go-to youtube source for all things wrenches and Subarus. Got a 2001 Forester that keeps me busy. Using Brian's help, have done head gaskets, both front CV axles, oil pan reseal, etc. Buy him a beer!
Senthil Kumar: Yes, easy to follow videos! Thanks
MrSoulMonk: Thanks for the great video Brian. I have an '04 Outback wagon, and I have seen two different approaches to getting this done. The service manual talks about undoing the castle nut on the control arm at the bottom, popping the ball joint, and then yanking the axle out. The method you demonstrate is more common. I do not have the pickle fork or the ball joint puller to do what the manual says, and am debating which approach is better. This is my first DIY axle. Thanks!
Mario Aguirre: I have a question, what if you pulled the spline out of the gear box? I'm having trouble getting it back in past the keeper ring.
Jeremy Connor: Dude, thanks for these Subaru videos; you're making my first time Gearbox removal/repair a LOT easier!
jihadtamer: Thanks Brian! Top instruction that worked replacing CV axle drive on my Subaru.
Jason Theobald: Thx again Brian I've learned so much from you.
John Laursen: Always the best. I have a 99 Impreza, 01 Forester, and a 07 Outback. The 01 and 07 I watched your stuff on head gaskets and was able to repair both. Also did a Gates belt/pump on one. Thanks for the good work.
crl2778: what size is the punch?
Eric P: Thanks for the video! Do you happen to have a diameter of the punch you used or the number for the bostich tool specifically? Thanks!
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