Here is a little background on removing "C" clip style axels from a differential. This particular one here is an open carrier in a leaf spring rear end.
Here is where we start
You will notice the though bolt that retains the carrier cross pin I have removed it allready here you see as I start to pull it out. This retains the carrier cross pin that holds the cross gearing inside the differential.
Removing the cross pin
More to come as I disassemble the entire diffrential!