Stub Axle replacement
Michael Dewar - Sun Scotland
Mike.Dewar at sun.com
Mon Jul 23 15:23:55 EDT 2001
This is fwd so no cv joints and no strut housing. It is the lug bolt
thread which has been stripped. My main concern is how to remove the bearing ?
> don't known if this will be relevant but on my old 87 coupe quattro the nuts
> for the rear axle were a different diameter than the fronts (32mm rear 30mm
> fronts I think) this would not have been a problem but I bought 4x 30mm nuts
> (after asking exactly the above question to the guy in the shop). Put one on
> fine (i.e. it did not strip, but once there it was not coming off again -
> lasted 2 years too before I needed to relpace the CV joint) and the other
> one stripped the thread. Anyway this could be what's happen to your 90.
> There NOT 'all the same mate' :)
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Michael Dewar - Sun Scotland [SMTP:Mike.Dewar at Sun.COM]
> > Sent: Monday, July 23, 2001 1:25 PM
> > To: quattro at audifans.com
> > Subject: Stub Axle replacement
> > I have recently acquired a 1989 Audi 90 2.2e fwd. One of the threads on
> > the rear stub axle is stripped and I will therefore need to replace it.
> > The car has disc brakes on the rear.
> > Any btdt advice ?
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Mike
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