Axel shaft removal
kneale at knitknacks.com
Thu Feb 9 06:38:02 PST 2012
This is why I purchase replacement axles from Raxles. They do not grind
out the housings and install larger balls.
On 2/9/2012 6:16 AM, Tony Hoffman wrote:
> The bigger ball bearings are due to the rebuild. What they do during a
> rebuild is grind the grooves out more to eliminate the pockets worn in, and
> substitute the original ball bearings with larger ones to take up the slack.
> Are you sure you got the outer nuts tight as well? If not, it will ruin a
> wheel bearing pretty quickly, though the noise you describe doesn't sound
> like it to me.
> On Thu, Feb 9, 2012 at 3:08 AM, Al<streichea001 at hawaii.rr.com> wrote:
>> PS. I must have received a bad CV driveshaft. I ran it for about 5 miles
>> doing small shopping trips yesterday 2/7/12. Today I was taking the wife to
>> dialysis and it sounded like big marbles rolling around or like a lose nut
>> rolling around in a hub cap. The only difference I could see between my old
>> axle and this new one, was the balls looked a lot bigger on the inner joint
>> of the new axle. Other than that, they appeared to be the same.
>> So I may need to reorder from the mainland, again. No stock on this island.
>> More later.
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