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propshaft centre bearing

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Big Bang Yam, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. Big Bang Yam

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    hi all
    has anyone had the centre bearing\bush fail or get noisey? it would appear the replacement propshaft i got has either has a knackered centre bearing\bush or joint? is it something that can be reconditioned ? looks like a rubber mount around the outside of the prop or does it have a bearing ??
    cheers
     
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    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition...Its all about the flow...
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    Welly had issues with his... all the parts are available from a dealer... I think he changed a rubber doughnut (new from a dealer) and git a second hand prop to replace the rest IIRC...

    Centre joint is just a CV type joint which is available from a dealer too

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  4. Big Bang Yam

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    might even just remove prop and leave it fwd poxy thing.
     
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    is there specific way of way of making sure all is correctly alligned?
     
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    I don't think the parts were that expensive from memory... if looking for a 2nd hand prop, the TT ones are shorter from the CV to the rear... dunno about R32 props... they 'should' be the same length as the S3

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  7. Big Bang Yam

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    cheers tuffty!going to get up in the air and exam the joint, possibly take the joint apart and make sure its greased etc!
     

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