[V8] CV nightmare

cobram at juno.com cobram at juno.com
Mon Aug 13 15:21:05 EDT 2007

Kneale Brownson <knealeski at sbcglobal.net> writes:

> In my limited experience (couple of cases), they "fall back together" 
> just like they fall apart.  That is, if you try to push them 
> together, they don't want to go.  It's a matter of getting the cages 
> lined up just right to accept the balls, and they just fall into 
> place.  Lots of fiddling around.

Mine too.  Even more so with certain older German steering boxes.  The
ball bearings just wouldn't go back after a rebuild,  you had to kind of
look away while tapping and shaking and they'd magically fall in the worm
gear by themselves.  If someone asked "how'd you do that", I'd tell them
the truth...I don't have a clue, but they're in there.
I live on a one-way street that's also a dead end. I'm not sure how I got

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