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Re: help! CV joint repair question

In a message dated 95-12-29 12:13:34 EST, barwise@tuxedo.ENET.dec.com writes:

>My question is, have others on the list been successful removing the
>right-side driveshaft without first removing that exhaust section?

Re: '87 Quantum GL5

Rather than gambling with crusty old exhaust bolts, why not loosen the lower
balljoint and tie rod to swing the strut assembly out of the way? Is the car
std or auto trans? If you're just R&R ing the outer joint, you don't even
have to remove the whole axleshaft. Just cut off the CV boot on the outer
joint and tap it off; leaving the shaft and inner joint still on the

Just some options,
-Chris Semple
'87 4000q