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I have a 1992 acura integra, and i can not remove the cv joint to drop the transmisson.

Why not?

You can’t remove the halfshaft from the hub? Or you can’t remove the halfshaft from the transaxle?


the half shaft from the hub

Is the lower ball joint and tie rod end disconnected?


yes but everything is still in the way for it to be removed

Then smack the end of the half shaft with a dead blow plastic mallet. If that won’t force it out of the hub, then you might need a tool such as this.


Wait! Is the lower strut mount the fork type where it attaches to the lower control arm?


that is my next move. was not sure if i would damage anything if i hit it. thanks tester