No, Mr. Lemmywinks, No!!!
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Harriman, TN
Here's a pic of the inside posted by Rayo that clearly shows the bearing caps, inside the diff.
You could probably pull them out the side, but I doubt it will be reassemble-able later.
It has to come off, be taken apart, and rebuilt; most likely.
All the pieces of that bearing ate in there somewhere, and I have yet to take one apart that still has the brass shims intact; they're usually smeared throughout the gearset.
Pulling it isn't too bad; one suspension side off is fine.
Just unbolt the DS (12mm bolts), and unbolt the assembly and pull toward the side that's off, the other side pops right out with a screwdriver.
The old grease is the worst part...
Red '96 Cougar XR-7 240k mi. '02 4R70W, PST DS : '03 PI engine, 04 maf, 24lb injectors, 2.5" exhaust, '02 4r70w + Jmod, DirtyD0g TC + cooler + 3/8" lines, 255 walbro fp. Alpine system.
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