Yes, you missed something.
Put transfer into low range. Transfer automatically locks the centre diff lock.
Pull diff lock fuse out. This disabled the centre diff lock actuator.
Shift tcase to high. Centre diff lock stays locked.
Remove front drive shaft. 4x14mm bolts at each end.
Avoid driving it, except to unload off the trailer, and shift it into a shop.
If it's popping and clunking, sounds like you may have busted a birf, which can mean jagged chunks of shrapnel tumbling around in a tight space. The more you drive it, the more damage you'll do to things like spindles...
Too many TLAs in here (two, or three letter acronym)
As above sounds like you've stripped the splines on a front hub drive flange, and probably the birf/CV axle.
The crunching at the right front suggests this.
Feeling like you're only getting drive from the rear, this is spot on. In high...