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Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 03-21-2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 67
Posted By kenmack
I can't get my compression rod bolts into place. What am I missing?

I have replaced the bushings, sleeves and washers (Moog), and also the compression rod with new nuts (Nissan) but I can't get all of the bolts into place. I can get any two, but not at once all of...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 03-15-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 215
Posted By kenmack
Thanks for the info. I'm thinking little need be...

Thanks for the info. I'm thinking little need be done on the frame holes.
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 03-15-2021, 01:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 215
Posted By kenmack
I ordered the thinnest snap ring I could which is...

I ordered the thinnest snap ring I could which is the 1.3 mm ring and it got into the groove. The replacement tie end is installed. I think my front drive is finished now. I then started to...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 03-02-2021, 03:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 215
Posted By kenmack
I tried to call the maker at the number given in...

I tried to call the maker at the number given in their Rockauto part information, but no one answered or called back.
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 03-02-2021, 01:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 215
Posted By kenmack
Yes, that washer is on the back of the knuckle...

Yes, that washer is on the back of the knuckle and between the CV axle and the knuckle. I have mine with the chamfer away from the knuckle as it should be. Thank you for you help. Any other ideas?
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 03-01-2021, 01:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 215
Posted By kenmack
I replaced the other CV axle today but without...

I replaced the other CV axle today but without doing the bearings and have the same problem again. I didn't get to fiddle with the other side yet as you suggested. Instead, I wanted to do the...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 02-28-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 215
Posted By kenmack
You are talking about the wheel bearing lock...

You are talking about the wheel bearing lock nut/lock ring, and the axle end play adjustment, right?
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 02-28-2021, 05:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 215
Posted By kenmack
Imma hafta look it up again.

Imma hafta look it up again.
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 02-28-2021, 05:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 215
Posted By kenmack
That might be it. The FSM say to tighten the...

That might be it. The FSM say to tighten the retainer to about 72 ft-lb and then loosen and spin before tightening again. Does this sound like what you advocate?
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 02-28-2021, 03:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 215
Posted By kenmack
I took the knuckle off again and made sure the...

I took the knuckle off again and made sure the seals were seated well and then replaced it all. I'm still where I was before. Maybe I gained 1/64", but the snap ring still won't go.
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 02-27-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 215
Posted By kenmack
The races were identical. Markings on them...

The races were identical. Markings on them suggest that they were made by the same Japanese company. The outer bearing was identical, but the inner bearing was 0.053" shorter than the original so...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 02-27-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 215
Posted By kenmack
I kinda did, but not to the degree perhaps...

I kinda did, but not to the degree perhaps necessary. I'll go compare the remaining set with the one I removed. I'll be back in a few minutes.
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 02-27-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 215
Posted By kenmack
I've jacked up the suspension, tightened the...

I've jacked up the suspension, tightened the bearing lock ring, pulled on the axle, removed, replaced washers and repeated. I'm at a loss now for what to do.
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 02-27-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 215
Posted By kenmack
Front Axle Snap Ring Won't Go

I have replaced my CV axle and the inner and outer wheel bearings including new races. The races seemed to be tapped home to the shoulders upon which they rest. Everything seemed to have been done...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 02-24-2021, 03:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 106
Posted By kenmack
Okay, I see now. One more question. Will my old...

Okay, I see now. One more question. Will my old lubricant remain in the system after evacuating? I had it evacuated at a shop with recovery equipment and hope that I only lost whatever oil was in...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 02-24-2021, 01:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 106
Posted By kenmack
Could I add a tsp to the drier? It would be the...

Could I add a tsp to the drier? It would be the easiest point to open.
Forum: Engine and Drivetrain 02-23-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 326
Posted By kenmack
You might consult the factory service manual...

You might consult the factory service manual (FSM) in the EF&EC section which has some good flow charts for servicing. You should start on page EF&EC-45 which will direct you to the flow chart...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 02-23-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 106
Posted By kenmack
AC lubricant - How much?

I have replaced the receiver/dryer and the expansion valve and do not now know if I need to add any lubricant to the system.


The FSM is quite specific on how to replace the lubricant when...
Forum: Im Looking For . . . 01-31-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 49
Posted By kenmack
WTB Mixture Heater for 1989 VG30i

I'd like to replace mine since it is defective and burns fusible link if connected.
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 12-30-2020, 12:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By kenmack
I got a nut at Autozone and some washers too. ...

I got a nut at Autozone and some washers too. It's hard to tell from the parts diagram just what exactly is the shape of the spacer. I saw two conflicting images during my search. I put a washer...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 12-29-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By kenmack
AC Belt Tensioner Part is Missing

I found that my AC belt tensioner had fallen off and am now ready to replace the pulley. I have recovered all the parts except the nut and spacer (11931). I cannot find the spacer at any of my...
Forum: Engine and Drivetrain 01-06-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By kenmack
Oops! I forgot the pics. Sorry. Standby for...

Oops! I forgot the pics. Sorry. Standby for photos. :thumb:
Forum: Engine and Drivetrain 01-06-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By kenmack
What drive shaft is this in my '89 4x4 vg30e?

I'm replacing my center bearing and have the shaft out of the truck, but now I find that there is no companion flange that I can see. I also find a lock nut inside the front half of the U-joint...
Forum: Wiring and Electrical 11-18-2019, 01:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,667
Posted By kenmack
I tried as you suggested. I'm not sure I did it...

I tried as you suggested. I'm not sure I did it right though. I undid the clamp screw and was able to raise the distributor about an inch as I turned it seemingly to effect such that it would ride...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 11-17-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,132
Posted By kenmack
I'm not sure what the hole is for either. It is...

I'm not sure what the hole is for either. It is on the passenger side of the block, closer to the front and very near the drain plug. It is a larger hole so it seems to be intended for something...
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