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Old 11-06-2015, 04:57 PM
Thelittlekg Thelittlekg is offline
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Hey guys. I'm new here. But I have a 2006 Cooper s on full coils and ssr Vienna kreis 16xskinny. But I had a cv axle snap on me doing like 60. Brand new axle just replaced it a few days before. Since that happened I haven't had my car driving for 5 weeks. I've bought oem refurbished axles. Oem axles Oriley axles and autozone axles to see if any of them would work and they all do the same thing. I put the axle into the transmission and it seems to lock into place fine. But whenever I put it the knuckle and tighten the axle nut it pulls the axle out of the transmission.
I also have no bad motor mounts or transmission mounts and I'm completely stuck. Anyone have any idea where to go from here?
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Old 11-07-2015, 12:52 PM
Partsman Partsman is offline
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Either get the snap/lock ring from the OE axle, or one from MINI and swap it with the one on the aftermarket axle.

Last edited by Partsman; 11-07-2015 at 12:58 PM..
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broken, cv axle, lowered, r53

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