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Author Topic: hub bolt  (Read 5600 times)

Offline strett1972

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hub bolt
« on: October 14, 2012, 05:14:31 PM »
is the bolt which holds the hub and cv joint together a stretch bolt?

Offline SilverBeast

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Re: hub bolt
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2012, 05:19:01 PM »
Yes

Offline strett1972

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Re: hub bolt
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2012, 05:22:40 PM »
ok are they available seperate as parts?

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Re: hub bolt
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2012, 05:38:56 PM »
I'm sure they will be.  The bolts came with my replacement driveshaft.  From reading the Forums, it sounds like they are cheaper from VW or SEAT than Ford

Offline strett1972

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Re: hub bolt
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2012, 05:48:41 PM »
im thinking who ever done the work on the car prior to me purchasing it did not replace said items when fitting new wheel bearings/cv joints as theres no mention on the invoices i have, i found the ns loose when i changed the balljoints and wishbones ill get some ordered tomorrow and not move motor till got some!! :( :(

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Re: hub bolt
« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2012, 07:35:03 PM »
If it's the same as mine it's torque to 150Nm then turn through a further 90degrees.  I broke my torque wrench trying to do the 90 degrees bit.  Even with a 750mm breaker bar I could do with a bit more leverage...but then again I don't exercise!

Offline Mirez

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Re: hub bolt
« Reply #6 on: October 14, 2012, 07:54:29 PM »
Taken mine off a number of times now and its always a pain to do them up... and then undo the buggers again!

Question actually, has anyone else though about taking the slack out of the driveshaft? OEM and AM ones do the same - they move in/our about 2mm because there is a gap between the circlip and the shaft at the tripod joint. I keep wondering about adding a washer/shim there to take out this slack (the tripod's supposed to do this movement after all) and its the only car I've had that does it - just debating with myself if it would tighten up the front enough to bother :)
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Re: hub bolt
« Reply #7 on: October 14, 2012, 08:13:24 PM »
got a 900mm breaker bar plus a 4 foot scaffold tube ready :P :P :P :P :P

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Re: hub bolt
« Reply #8 on: October 14, 2012, 08:49:29 PM »
¾ Drive socket set is best for this size and torque/angle tighten
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