[s-cars] Front Axle re-install question

Sean Douglas s_douglas at telus.net
Mon Apr 20 20:16:16 PDT 2009


No need to grease the shaft, the bearing in the hub is a sealed unit.

As far as the inboard CV joint, you should pack in some new CV grease which
is the black molybdenum.


> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:s-car-list-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf Of Jim Fleischer
> Sent: April 20, 2009 1:22 PM
> To: s-car-list at audifans.com
> Subject: [s-cars] Front Axle re-install question
> Many thanks to those who have gotten me this far on my brake 
> and cv boot r&r.....I've got the axle off and going to a 
> buddies house to r&r the cv joint boot, and hopefully 
> reinstall the axle on the car tonite.....I did notice that 
> there was no lubricant on the axle spindle where it goes into 
> the hub.....when I re-install, should I grease it up and with 
> what?  I've got basic bearing grease and white lithium at my 
> disposal.....also, should I clean out the tranny side of 
> things and re-grease?  It looked okay, but what do I know?
> Thanks to all who've advised thus far.....could not have made 
> it this far with out this list!
> Best regards,
> Jim Fleischer
> '95 s6 avant
> '83 ur
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