[Vwdiesel] Dasher diesel wagon questions

Val Christian val at mongo.mongobird.com
Wed May 9 11:33:30 EDT 2007

> swing out the knuckle then remove the CV.  Being an '81 there's 
> good odds that a few blows with a hammer (non-steel preferred) 
> will pop the CV joint off the axle and you can clean, repack and 
> replace.  Earlier ones do have a snap ring in one of the 5(?) 
> ball recesses where they meet the shaft.  One is cut out for 
> access, the others aren't.  Those are a little more challenging,
> hold the snap ring open WHILE tapping the joint off!

My 79 CVs have the internal ring on the spline, and my 91 CVs do as well.
Are you saying, Loren, that some of the CVs don't have that internal
ring, that needs to be expanded off the spline?


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