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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-17-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 27,668
Posted By DIYDave
No, you have to be able to swing the hub out of...

No, you have to be able to swing the hub out of the way. There's no real room to do that unless you free it up by breaking it free of the swing arm. If you pop the joint where you show, it easily...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-17-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 27,668
Posted By DIYDave
As old Ed McMann used to say "You are correct,...

As old Ed McMann used to say "You are correct, SIR!"


Dave
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-14-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 27,668
Posted By DIYDave
You know, this might be a pretty good solution...

You know, this might be a pretty good solution for a car that is iffy, or a temporary fix until I had time. I still think that if it was something long term, I'd go for the long term fix. I'm...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-05-2012, 03:12 PM
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Views: 851
Posted By DIYDave
Glad that it worked!

Hey By, glad that this worked out! You're right about the tolerances, I actually checked them all before I made the tool (I slid the boot back to measure, slid it together again and then built the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-16-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 27,668
Posted By DIYDave
OK so one of the members asked me if I could help...

OK so one of the members asked me if I could help in making their own axle press. This is a DIY forum, so happy to help:
Buy some aluminum rod. I used metalsupermarkets.com/...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-15-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 27,668
Posted By DIYDave
Tool available

I made up three of these. It takes forever so if someone wants one, I'd have to ask $125.00 for it.
http://steindrive.com/pictures/_mg_2839s.jpg
http://steindrive.com/pictures/_mg_2853.jpg
...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-03-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 27,668
Posted By DIYDave
Thanks! Sometimes, when you are sitting there...

Thanks! Sometimes, when you are sitting there bored while your wife is watching American Idol, useful thoughts roll through your mind.

Dave
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-03-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 27,668
Posted By DIYDave
The full story

Thanks for the thumbs up. I had another fellow ask via e-mail how the tool worked, so here's a pictoral. Here's what I made in all it's glory:
http://Steindrive.com/pictures/Img_9579s.jpg
It's...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-26-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 27,668
Posted By DIYDave
Solved

I solved the question of replacing the boots on my wife's 2006 325XI. I removed only one bolt when replacing the boot, the lower swingarm. It took me about an hour and a half per side. That's longer...
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