Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2006 08:24:06 -0400
From: Fred W <Malt_Houndnospamm-me-not*yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: '94 900S Rear wheels not verticle


John B wrote: > On 21 Sep 2006 08:03:13 -0700, don.schencknospaml.com wrote: > >>I'm wondering ... okay, this his hokey ... but if I were to very >>carefully put a floor jack under the center of the rear axle and push >>up ... bend it straight? I figure I don't have much to lose. >> > > > I wouldn't bother with that if I were you. Even if the weight of the car were > enough to bend the axle (which I doubt), your chances of actually making it > better are pretty slim. > > >>Also; is axle replacement something a reasonably mechanically-inclinded >>person can do in their garage?? > > > Yes, I think so. I've had the rear axle mostly detached from my c900 two times, > and it was a *much* easier job the second time for two reasons: the experience > of doing it the first time, and having air tools. > > So if I were you, I would arm myself with a good shop manual, good tools, and > much more time than you think it will take ;) > > John > > ps- also don't overlook the fact that you will have the brake line apart and > will therefore need to know how to bleed the brakes > If you take the calipers off and support them why would you need to break the hydraulic line? -- -Fred W

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