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Re: Rebuilding my driveshaft

I have only seen the correct tool from Snap-On. They break every other time used.


Sachelle Babbar wrote:

> I finally got the Lobro boots in from NAPA the other day, so hopefully, if
> I get all my school work done today, I'm going to rebuild my pass
> driveshaft in the morning. Hopefully, they're not gritty inside and if
> it's a little bit, I'll just need to spray everything off with a bunch 'o
> cans of brake cleaner. I just love those chlorinated solvents!!! The only
> problem is the inner cv bolts. I haven't seen 'em at Sears or anywhere
> alse. I'm going to try Pep because they loan tools, but I don't know if
> they'll have it. I do have a lot of spares, so I can just go in and
> eliminate guess work. Where have others gotten them? How much? 3/8 or 1/2"
> drive? Now, would it be acceptable to use the new bolts that come with the
> kit? They are 6 pt. hex. I know that they can strip not be torqued as much
> as the m splines, but can they be torqued enough for the purpose? What is
> torque spec? TIA!!!
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> *Steve                                       Sachelle Babbar
> *'84  5ksT 1.6-2.0 bar                    <SBABBAR@IRIS.NYIT.EDU>
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> *Disclaimer:"Any information contained herein is based purely on my own
> *personal experience and may not necessarily reflect yours. Use caution as
> *your results may vary from mine."
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