Real time help! Front axle broke and stuck in Bishop CA!

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it’s been a while since I visited the forum but it has been while since I used my 80. Last Thursday I took the old girl out to bishop for some camping and on the way there the front passenger caliper stuck and cooked the bearings. As the tow truck showed up and trying to position the 80 to be towed the knuckle studs sheeted. has it towed to Toyota dealer in bishop but they haven’t had the time to even look at it. At this rate it might be a week before they can fix it possible due to parts.

does anyone in LA or bishop California Area have a complete spare passenger knuckle assembly including the caliper and rotor That I can buy?

also anyone near bishop that got some space for me to work on it?

Thanks in advance!!!
 
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Hey gang

it’s been a while since I visited the forum but it has been while since I used my 80. Last Thursday I took the old girl out to bishop for some camping and on the way there the front passenger caliper stuck and cooked the bearings. As the tow truck showed up and trying to position the 80 to be towed the knuckle studs sheeted. has it towed to Toyota dealer in bishop but they haven’t had the time to even look at it. At this rate it might be a week before they can fix it possible due to parts.

does anyone in LA or bishop California Area have a complete spare passenger knuckle assembly including the caliper and rotor That I can buy?

also anyone near bishop that got some space for me to work on it?

Thanks in advance!!!
It's possible the caliper flexible hose has delaminated on the inside and the rubber flap turn into a one-way valve.
 
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Got any good pics of this adventure?

Yes! Was about to upload it.

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Why the whole housing and not just a shaft, spindle, rotor, seals and bearings for one side?

Not 100% sure if the other things are damaged and relatively deterministic time line to get back on the road. Plus don’t have all the possible parts, with the axle it’s pretty much bolt on and go. We finished the swap in just over 3 hours. Granted on the trail axle swap will be much harder.
 

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