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Rear axle DOJ problem.
Posted 23 March 2012 - 07:31 AM
So I went to put it back together. But I can't make it go back together properly.
I didn't take the snapring or inner race off, the cage fell down the axle shaft just like in Numbchux's guide. So I don't think it's possible to be on backwards.
The problem I'm having, is once I put all the balls back in, the assembly has no movement at all. I'm not even talking putting it back in the cup yet, just with the cage and balls on the end of the axle. If I try to move it trough it's motions it just pops the balls back out. I have a bit of grease on everything, so it shouldn't be binding because that.
When I have all the balls back in it looks exactly like this picture from Numbchux's guide:
But it will not do what's depicted in this image, it's just stuck in the one position, trying to do this will pop the balls out.
Posted 23 March 2012 - 07:48 AM
The last axle I rebuild was ball bearings the size of the whole DOJ.. It was for a big gigantic power boat. So I guess I'm trying to compare this tiny little thing to that.
Posted 23 March 2012 - 10:41 AM
Posted 23 March 2012 - 10:55 AM
Looking at it in the book doesn't make any difference. It has 8 parts. I just want an answer to my question if it's binding up, or if that's how it's supposed to be.
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