Direction of CV ball cage?
tquattroguy at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 30 22:00:05 EDT 2003
Its been a very long time. BUT
I think that the chamfer would go on the inside toward the shaft
but I could be very wrong.
As Bernie says, Try it and see.
--- Bernie Benz <b.benz at charter.net> wrote:
> > From: Steve Scalmanini <sscalmanini at yahoo.com>
> > Does anyone know if it makes any difference which way the
> > Cv ball cage goes into the joint? One side of the cage
> > has a chamfered edge, which suggests that there is a proper
> > way, but I couldn't find anything in Bentley about it.
> It's been many years since I assembled a couple of 5K outer
> joints and don't
> at this point remember about a chamfered edge on the cages.
> But as I
> remember they would only go together the correct way and not
> end up being
> locked up. The earlier Bentleys were more descriptive in this
> Try assembling one dry both ways. See if there is a
> difference in the
> joint's deflection angle.
> > I vaaaaagely recall from the '70s that my VW van manual
> > said which way it went, but that's been gone for years.
> > TIA,
> > Steve
> > Starting to reassemble one half-shaft
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