[200q20v] Driveshaft?

C1J1Miller at aol.com C1J1Miller at aol.com
Tue Jul 17 01:26:31 EDT 2001

In a message dated 7/17/01 12:08:03 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
b.m.benz at prodigy.net writes:

> Further, the problem can easily be permanently eliminated by the addition of
>  a simple heat shield(s) to the exhaust pipe(s) ajacent to this CV joint
>  (single or dual pipes, 5K/200 or 20V, respectively).  Use two muffler 
>  per pipe to hold a flat piece of sheet metal, aluminum or galv. steel, as a
>  heat shield between the pipe and the CV joint.  Shield goes under the nuts
>  of the clamps.  This cheap fix has been on the '87 5K for 100K miles.
>  Regards,  Bernie 

The first one lasted 8 years or so; figure I'll just check/lube the new one 
after another 4 or 5 years...

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