axle wont seat properly 98 GP

PaceCarBoozer

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hey guys,
Been a long time since I have been on here, some of the old ILGPC guys might remember me. Regardless, still have my Prix (15 years now) and my passenger axle took a shit on me, or at least that's what I thought. Under load it drove pretty smooth, as soon as I let off, it shook like a son of a bitch. Threw a new axle in and it's doesn't seem to go all the way into the differential. When I put it all back together, still have a wobble to that side, and when I got it back in the garage realized the axle was way too tight so I think the wobble is cause it's binding. Basically, does anyone have any thoughts. I can't get it any farther into the diff. Don't know if I lost a carrier bearing or what, so looking for help before I start tearing the thing apart and find out whats wrong the hard way. Thanks
 

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Are you sure it's the correct axle?
 

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Compare both the old and the new to make sure it's not the wrong part in the right box
 

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Are you sure it's not all the way in the trans? Your issue certainly sounds like an engine mount, not an axle.
 

CHI2000GTP

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The SC axles are different from the N/A axles. Again, make sure got the right part. As far as axles for GPs, my research says it's NAPA axles or bust.
 

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they are the same axles I got 8 years ago from NAPA. The trans is from an N/A GT, but I swapped the HD diff when I installed the trans. I don't think I put a different axle in when I did this. Are the axles different lengths? I thought the SC axle was just "beefier" The axle does feel like it is in all the way but there is a gap of about a 1/2" between where the axle gets bigger and the differential
 

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The axles are all the same from GT to GTP, its just on the GTP trans the passenger side is longer because the diff is different.
 

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