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Re: Ball housing R+R

You guys are brutal!

Part # 893711334A - ball housing

See section 34.5 in the Bentley for assembly info.

Other than one circlip, two 13 mm nuts and the Phillips head screw that
holds the shift boot on, it was that simple.

-----Original Message-----
From: Richard Beels <beels@technologist.com>
To: Dave <dave@ohlemacher.com>
Date: Wednesday, December 08, 1999 11:15 PM
Subject: Re: Ball housing R+R

>You can't just say follow the Bentley!  <g>
>You have to provide instructions.  And the part number....
>If you're really lazy and it's that simple, at least post the Bentley
>At 05:28 AM 12/8/99 ,  Dave was inspired to say:
>>My 89 90q had a very sloppy shifter and it was hard to get into some gears
>>and you could actually lift the shifter 'up' a couple inches!
>>Replaced the ball housing ($65 from dealer, couldn't find it anywhere
>>and it shifts like a new car with no slop!  The old one had a tear in the
>>rubber surrounding the ball cup going about 75% of the way around.
>>Easy to check and to replace, took about 10 minutes.  Just follow the
>>Bentley manual.
> Richard
> 88 90Q "Hannu" - K+N, new vac hoses, lubed U-Joint, still 0.0 bar....
> 88 Golf GTi - PRO Rally