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Re: Driveshaft CV Joint Play - What is Normal?
My '86 4kq does the same exact thing but I have never had a problem.
Know on wood.
> Does anyone who has R&R'd their driveshaft know how much rotational play
> (if any) is normal in the CV joints at each end?
> I was lubing the u-joint on the '91 200q yesterday & checked the CV
> joints and centre bearing. Both CV joints have about 1/16 - 1/8" rotational
> play. You can hold the flange stationary and rotate the drivshaft 1/8"
> before it stops with a metallic, ringing, clank. Both joints are the same.
> Is this normal, or is it, as I suspect, "bad news"?
> Interestingly enough, the u-joint and centre bearing seem to be fine.
> Fred Munro
> '91 200q 262k km