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23 Since the technical setup is identical, we'll hit the highlights of what is different on a Toyota IFS frontend. After wrestling the differential out of the vehicle, we discovered the axleshafts don't just slide out like the rearend. Plus, the service manual was calling for a special tool. With visions of making yet another trip to the parts store to rent a slide hammer, we popped off the diff cover to see if there was any way around needing another tool. Sure enough, we were able to pop the axleshafts out by carefully using a prybar against the cross shaft and the axle ends.

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