absolutely agree, had a similar thing happen to a rzr 800. Had to disassemble, boil the case to remove all oils then the welder would weld it. Any oil in there and when the welder strikes on it the weld will contaminate and have to be ground out again and cleaned.Irregardless of who tears it apart, the case will have to be split and cleaned and cleaned again, before attempting to tig weld it. Most any time a part has been submerged in oil the oil has to be cooked out, castings seem to hold the oil more as well. Most any local fab shop or welding shop will also know this, I doubt that any welder would touch it unless it's torn apart and properly prepped before attempting to weld. Total bummer on the damage Man, hope you get it repaired soon.
Wow ! You didn't feel that impact ?Well that wasn't bad to get off, I just drilled the heads with a 15/64 drill bit until they started spinning, then hammered a trim removal tool in that went on either side of the rivet, little pry and they were off. Here is the results:
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Ya I think it happened when we were wide open doing about 85mph through some snow covered whoops, it's so loud and so much noise I may have heard a bang not 100% sure.Wow ! You didn't feel that impact ?
My cheap 2 cents, jb weld for a quick fix it might hold.
That sucks man. The jb weld is just a quick fix definitely not long term. Good luck!Ya I think it happened when we were wide open doing about 85mph through some snow covered whoops, it's so loud and so much noise I may have heard a bang not 100% sure.
I thought about the JB weld but i'd hate to have it let go in the middle of the bush and leak out all the trans fluid again, or the flexing cracks it worse and then it needs a new tranny.
Lucky!!!!!I thought I joined your plight tonight. Got home to a small puddle under my gearbox….
Mine turned out to be a an Oring on the 4x4 actuator that didn’t like being used twice from when I replaced my final drive gear last week or so.
Thanks!That sucks man. The jb weld is just a quick fix definitely not long term. Good luck!
Nope, just rode fast open snowmobile trails.It looks ground down to me, not like a single impact. The plastic is bunched up like it was being drug on something and there are striations on the case like something grinding away at it. Did you ride on RR tracks or something skinny and tall that could have done that?
I would spray brake parts cleaner on that and squirt a bead of right stuff on it and be done. Just put something around it so it doesn't get hit/scraped again.