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outboard cv joint

Wed Sep 12, 2012 6:01 am

is there a trick to getting the outboard cv joint off? I've been using the bgb, but i got a little lost...i have the inner snap ring off, the inboard cv off, the boots off and im not sure how or if the outboard cv comes off. any help is appreciated
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Re: outboard cv joint

Wed Sep 12, 2012 6:53 pm

bump

Re: outboard cv joint

Wed Sep 12, 2012 8:09 pm

I have rebuilt the st165 axers, can u post a pic of the part?

Re: outboard cv joint

Wed Sep 12, 2012 8:45 pm

The BGB for 1993 Celica says in bold letters: "NOTICE: Do not disassemble the outboard Joint."

I'm pretty sure it is possible to disassemble this joint for overhaul (aftermarket rebuilders do) but I'm guessing Toyota intended for it to be replaced as an assembly with the shaft. The EPC also shows all of the outer joints sold assembled to the shaft.

Re: outboard cv joint

Wed Sep 12, 2012 11:31 pm

its not imperative that i get the outboard cv off, for this case...but i need to change the boots on my other trac as well, and it appears there is a damper on the shaft and i have no idea how i will get the boot over it..so i was looking for some practice removing the one for the car that doesn't run currently.

all the cv joints are in good working order.. i just wanted to get more familiar with it

Re: outboard cv joint

Thu Sep 13, 2012 12:21 am

All the ones I have done you assemble from inside out and leave outer joint in place ...

Re: outboard cv joint

Thu Sep 13, 2012 12:38 am

then that is what i will do...thank you everyone for the advice
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