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Re: axle play

In a message dated 96-02-04 18:13:49 EST, JBPM02A@prodigy.com (MR JOHN A
DYER) writes:

>85 4000csq- rear tire/disc/shaft has significant play- replaced wheel 
>bearing cleaned splines and tightened with 3 foot cheater bar. Anyone 
>have ideas on why bearings(double) has play? TIA

Which direction is there play, John? The most common cause on the rear of a
4000q would be worn rear tie rods. FYI, if I remember correctly, the axle nut
torque spec is up around 203ft-lbs(may call for that rare 4foot pipe).

-Chris Semple
'84 4000q