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Of course Carl St.Clair was not about to be outdone as he proceeded to launch his 4Runner over a dune and stuffed the front axle hard. The resulting carnage busted the steering off a knuckle and bent both balls on the ends of the housing. Carl and wife Page were having a very sleep-deprived Ultimate Adventure and this carnage resulted in another endless night of cutting, welding, and wrenching in order to swap new balls onto his front axle. Yes, in one night he and Steve Eagan, owner of the local shop C.B.I. Off-Road Fab (www.cbioffroadfab.com), rebuilt and refabricated a Toyota solid front axle.

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