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  1. Watercooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi, The video gives you a step by step tutorial how to replace the lower ball joint at the front axis of a Passat B3 35i. At this model, the ball joint is demountable from the wishbone. Thus the repair is relatively cheap and easy to do. The wishbone remains in the car, but some other parts...
  2. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I'm having trouble working out a good way of checking this. Anything decent suggests the use of a specially designed lever bar, but these don't seem to be available anywhere and look like a pain to make up. Everything else just seems to be based on the 'move the wheel up and down' philosophy...
  3. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    it's an 85 mexibug I need to change the ball joint boots on both the torsion arms and the tie rod ends, in my manual (haynes ) says I need to remove the brakes etc form the spindles to split the ball joint is this correct also is it worth paint drums, backing plates or will flake off thanks...
  4. Items Wanted - AUTO
    need a ball joint adjustable beam anyone got one for sale!!??
  5. Items Wanted - AUTO
    I'm after a balljoint narrowed beam. RHD 4 inch narrowed preferably but near to this considered, Needs to have the narrowed leaves included. And preferably as complete as possible Eg trailing arms, ball joints, steering arms etc What you got :) LSR
  6. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi all, Finally doing some work on my 1500 '70 Beetle. Got the front discs off and they need replacing, only 8mm and squeaking! Also noticed the upper o/s ball joint is split and leaking grease. How easy it is to replace just the rubber cover, as i hear its a nightmare replacing all the ball...
  7. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    anyone know how to press new ball joints in on a 72 bay camper and which tool i need (as cheap as is safe :)) or anyone know where I could go to get this done in huddersfield? thanks Jon
  8. Items For Sale - AUTO
    Probably a long shot but I have some brand new still-in-box ball joint disc dropped spindles, the thing is, I need ball joint drum brake ones... Any chance someone wants to swap?? Or will sell for £160 Jase.
  9. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Still looking for some dropped spindles for my beetle. To fit a ball joint beam and drum brakes. looking for £100 but can stretch a little for very good con.
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