Its a very easy job to replace them, think the last one I got was about £45
in a kit with grease, gaiter, circlips etc, you will need too replace the
bolt through the wheel bearing too, this should come in the kit, they are
stretch bolts & can only be used once, think they need torquing to 160 lbs
or there abouts,
I guess he means those self locking nuts which are a tiny bit oval. Is is better
to replace those
(normally it comes with a kit) because you don't want that such gets loose :).
If not tight enough
or loose the wheelbearing can damage.
Well the guy who sold me the kit said the bolts can only be used once, if
you buy OEM gaiter kits for the Audi 80 they come with the big bolts too
included, think they must be like the bolts used on some cylinder heads,
tip, to save bashing the cv joint with a hammer to get it off, after
withdrawing the cv joint from the hub put the bolt back into the joint &
tighten it up gently with a spanner or big Allen socket depending on type of
bolt, as its not in the hub now the bolt will go in further & as its
tightened up the cv joint will come off the shaft, on reassembly renew the
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