CV Joints

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Old 01-08-02, 01:50 PM
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Question CV Joints

I have an old car used to go up & down the ski hill. It rumbles when turning corners figure its CV Joints. Are they easilly installed at home? I am somewhat handy whit minor jobs, but I cant find a manual for the car? Sugestions? Thanks
 
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Old 01-08-02, 02:16 PM
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What year, make, and model? Some are fairly easy, some are quite a pain in the posterior, lol.
 
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Old 01-08-02, 02:32 PM
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chane half shaft

I have found out that it a whole lot more simple to change the half shaft with includes the cv joint.I am not sure how easy it is to change the half shaft on your car but the cv joint is a real pain.
My answer would be go to the local parts store and buy a new or rebuilt axle shaft they are about 60 to 80 dollars with a core deposit.buy some gear oil cause you will loose some of it when you pop out your axle shaft.
 
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Old 01-08-02, 03:51 PM
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I agree with all posted here, but as mentioned the year, make and model helps!
 
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