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« Reply #120 on: October 20, 2019, 09:31:39 pm »

I had one of these, and it worked a dream to pull this off.

That looks like a nice tool. I've found one on the 'net and has ordered it. Fingers crossed!
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« Reply #121 on: October 24, 2019, 10:07:36 pm »

The new tool arrived today and after half an hour of work, the race came off the hub. The tool is highly recommended. As can be seen, I had to use a 30 mm socket to get the race off the last part. The hub is made so that the race rotates freely on one section. This must be to ensure the bearing is held together by the driveshaft, and not the hub. But there's still a 1 mm wide section where the puller is needed.

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« Reply #122 on: October 25, 2019, 09:00:57 pm »

Brake cleaner, wire brushing (avoiding the rubber for both), WD40 (for the rubber), and some paper towel did it. I now have a clean LH driveshaft. It just needs a fresh O ring on the gearbox side and perhaps some bright zinc paint on the outside CV joint to keep it pretty. The hub nut will be replaced eventually too, of course.
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« Reply #123 on: October 25, 2019, 10:01:05 pm »

Looking good!
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« Reply #124 on: October 25, 2019, 10:30:15 pm »

Thyat puller looks great. Take it your going to use it to press the new one on?  Does the book state the pressure required to refit?
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« Reply #125 on: October 26, 2019, 06:29:10 am »

Thyat puller looks great. Take it your going to use it to press the new one on?  Does the book state the pressure required to refit?

I don't think it can be used for reassembly as the claws don't seem not wide enough to fit over the hub flange. The book instructions says to fit the disc on the hub first and with the bearing shell already fitted in the trailing arm, the whole assembly is then then pulled together using a tool made out of a threaded rod with a pair of large (35-40mm?) washers on each end (nuts too, of course). The book is in the car while I'm sitting comfortably in my living room trying to ignore to the cold and windy weather outside, so this is just out of my memory Smiley First job, though, when I get the new trailing arms from Politecnic,  will be to have the bearings and bushes fitted in the trailing arms. That will require a hydraulic press and pressing tools, so I'll be seeking professional assistance for that. I might bring the hub assembly there too.
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« Reply #126 on: October 29, 2019, 10:00:20 am »

Been a while since I looked here.
You make good prgress and worked hard.
It's necessary to do after 40 years.
I'm still dayly driving my 1.6 and every month something falls off or need attention.
It keeps me busy and of the street.

Top job, keep up the good work
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« Reply #127 on: November 02, 2019, 08:30:10 am »

Top job, keep up the good work

Thank you Herman! Cheesy

The trailing arms are delayed from painting, Politecnic informed me, hopefully I'll receive them next week. No progress 'till then Smiley
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« Reply #128 on: November 21, 2019, 07:29:24 am »

These pieces of art arrived yesterday!
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« Reply #129 on: December 07, 2019, 04:34:53 pm »

Left side trialing arm temporarily fitted. The old trailing arm was 2-3 mm narrower than the new ones. It was clear that the chassis was bent inwards due to this, so I had to push it back in correct shape before fitting the new one. Next step is to fit the drive shaft, hub, brake disc, caliper, handbrake cable, wheel, and get the car back on the floor so I can move it over and start replacing the right side trailing arm, removing the fender, etc, and take the engine out to do the cam chain cover. I'm progressing slowly because it's cold and dark most of the day, so not so much fun working in the garage now Smiley

/Anders
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