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RE: Can't get outter CV joint off

On 24 Oct 1995 Paul.Heneghan@bbc.co.uk wrote:

> This seems like a good idea, but it contradicts my Haynes manual which 
> says all grease must me removed from the splines, and then a 6mm band 
> of locking compound applied.  I have no idea why this is necessary, but 
> it explains why the joints are so difficult to remove.  I have 
> reassembled a few joints without the locking compound and done 60k 
> miles with no problems.

I've never used a locking compound on the splines either - don't really 
know why the manual says to do so.