An Axle rebuild and refurbish DVD filmed to bring all the clips
and bits and bobs that can be found online into one place. We show
both ways of stripping, removing and replacing all the components so
you can decide the best way forward on your job.
This is also the DVD you want to take with when on Safari on
expedition if you don't have the knowledge. Even if you do and you
need help you can always show a mechanic what you want done if he
doesn't speak English or has the tools but not the knowledge to do
Here is some of the jobs, details and
layout shown with the axle off the car but all the
suspension and arms attached.
Hub assembly and Shafts removed as whole lump with
spanner size explained and some thoughts on the details as we go.
The quickest way to change a diff
with the absolute minimal removed for an on the road change or
repair. All the points of interest are explained and shown in
details with where to jack it up, what to support and why.
Axle casing difference between
the 200 and 300 and the quickest and easiest way to change the
casing for later model.
Refurbish as you Go with a few basic grinder attachments
and some ideas that I've used in the past on previous DVDs to strip
clean, prepare and remove any old paint or crap so you can put a nice
shiny axle back on.
How does a
differential work? I explain it on the bench after it's
had a scrape and paint. It looks fabulous so we move on with the
crown wheel and pinion and what diff ratio is.
The Carrier and it Planetary wheels
and also the weak point that breaks when they are abused.
How do the planetary wheels work
and what do they do?
slip diff and what it does and where they fit.
Locking diff and what it does.
What does a welded diff mean?
and why would you do it?
Replacing the diff and the cheapest bits you can buy to
make the job look really smart with some contrast to your black
Stripping a hub assembly
on the bench with explanation and close ups of everything we do
Hub oil seals
and the easy way to do it without stripping the whole thing down.
Drive shaft cap removal and circlips and shims.
Drive hub upgrade a very easy
replacement with a heavy duty Terrafirma upgrade.
TerraFirma4x4 TF5806 or
How to get
the old one off if you snap a bolt that's seized and then some ideas
on removing the old stud.
bearing Nut removal the right way and the other way
without the correct tool for the job doing no damage.
Brake disc to hub bolts location
Removing and replacing the wheel bearings
and oil seals and some ideas on changing the tracks.
Stub Axle removal and replacement
and what tool to use to clean it up like new.
Driveshaft removal and replacement
including showing where they usually break.
CV joint replacement is one of the
very easy jobs you can do as a DIYer with just a few spanners and
some knowledge and confidence. It's all explained and shown in
detail. Where it turns in the stub axle and what to look for
including movement, how to remove it from the shaft and how to put
it back on the shaft.
and assemblies are easily and quickly cleaned before
painting to look exceptional when you rebuild your axle. Brake
backing plate mountings and bolts shown.
Swivel housing replacement bearings and Railko
bushes and adjustment shown in detail including some
thoughts as we go so you know what to expect and what each component
does. Swivel bearing tracks removal and replacement including how to
shim it up and check for resistance using common sense. It is
perfectly within a home mechanics ability with a bit of knowledge.
Our DVD's are filmed like
you are there being shown what to do exactly as if you were there in
the garage with us.
Gaskets Bushes Seals Phosphor bronze bushes the
whole lot is shown and explained on the DVD so this is comprehensive
with lots of personal thoughts as we go to help you make a the job a
goodun. Including tips to stop your chrome getting any worse if your
reusing your originals, What to use to drift the new bushes in.
OK 1 Hub assembly on the bench, the other stripped and rebuilt in
sequence on the axle so you see both ways to do it including what
not to forget and get wrong!
checks on the axle and a demonstration of some potential
failure, as well as over exaggerated movement so you can see and
will know what an MOT tester or mechanic is talking about.
With the proper prep work you can refurb your axle over a weekend
especially if you have a bit of help and have everything ready to go.
£9.97 + p&p worldwide click on the image to order