Date: 25 Jul 2006 18:42:41 -0700
From: "yaofeng" <yaofengchennospaml.com>
Subject: Re: 9000 driveshaft was Re: Another round of trolls


Charles C. wrote: > yaofeng wrote: > >> Have you done the CV + axle? Do you want to remove the cv from my 9000 > >> (the bnospamd) so I can change the boot? The damn thing is glued in > >> place :-D > >> > > > > You may want to consider replacing the CV joint boot from the tripod > > bearing side. You can do it from the CV joint side by opening the snap > > ring and knocking the CV joint out of the shaft at the same time. I > > found it far easier to remove the tripod bearing to remove both the > > inner drive boot and the CV joint boot by sliding them out of the drive > > shaft. > > Hi, > > I can't remove the CV joint from the hub. > > My hub puller would not take the road wheel bolts of the car. So I used > an ordinary puller and some fittings I had made for previous cars. I > bend the fittings :-) > > Now a different hub puller has been bought ... it has bigger gaps for > the road wheel bolts. See if this > http://www.machinemart.co.uk/search.asp?q=hub+puller (2nd item down the > list) has the necessary strength + big hammer on my part to crack the > seal between CV joint and hub. > > If I can remove the CV from the hub then I can work as you suggest. > > ============== > > So how much hammering is needed? > > > > > You need a gear puller to remove the tripod bearing. If you don't have > > one Autozone lets you borrow one for free. Either way it is a messy > > job. > > Pullers I have, heavy hammers too ... it is just I don't like hammering :-) > > > > -- No need to hammer. I used this, http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/displayitem.taf?Itemnumber=45977

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