[Vwdiesel] '81 diesel Dasher questions
quantum-man at hotmail.co.uk
Mon May 7 19:07:10 EDT 2007
The triple square is basically a 12pointed Torx bit (same as the 12mm head
bolt bit [although a 6 point Torx bit will fit the head bolt.])
The 'in situ' reference is basically a method of 'doing it' with the front
strut still in the car. The tool looks something like a big bolt and
washers. There is also a sprocket puller type tool to be used as well. Rapid
parts used to sell them but I can't find a reference. Try this site for a
>From: "William J Toensing" <toensing at wildblue.net>
>To: <vwdiesel at vwfans.com>
>Subject: [Vwdiesel] '81 diesel Dasher questions
>Date: Mon, 7 May 2007 14:11:32 -0700
>Re pulling a bearing,Val Christian said in response to my question "Is
>there a way of removing the the wheel bearing from the carwithout removing
>the bearing housing?" said "Yes,if you have one of those threaded 'in situ'
>bearing pullers. Is "in situ" the actual name, an abreviation, or a
>misprint? I don't have such a bearing puller but would like to buy one. I
>want to know what to ask & where to buy one. Also, any idea as to the cost?
>Are there any other special tools I should consider buying besides the "8
>mm triple square"?
>Again, thanks for the quick response to my questions. That is what makes
>this site so great!
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