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Re: CV joint assembly

Just a guess:
 Are you sure you're trying to put the cage in the way it was before?  It
seems there may be a particular way it has to go in.  I vaguely
remember a comment in Bentley about it but I don't have my book
here so if anyone can enlighten further, please feel free.

Paul Anderson, Cheyenne, WY  87 5000SQ, 84 5000CST, 82 VW Quantum, 
78 Fiat Spider, 87 Merkur XR4Ti  Private email AndersonPaul@juno.com

On Sat, 25 Oct 1997 15:41:49 -0700 Joel Richardson
<fixitman@internetmci.com> writes:
>Hello Q-listers,
>I am in the process of replacing the inner cv boot on my '86 5kcs (for
>the second time in 3 years) only this time, as I disassembled the 
>(on my workbench) cleaned the grease out, then attempted to put the
>joint together again, the Audi gods did not cooperate again with me.  
>seems either the joint has miraculously changed in size or there is 
>1 way that the joint goes together.  When I put the bearings in, the
>joint is so tight that is does not move at all.  The bearings are
>binding with the outer and inner race (the cage is freely moving).  So 
>am lost!  Any ideas?