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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.