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Re: [T3] frÔ^m arm bearings


On 19 Jan 99, at 21:21, Paul Colbert wrote:

> 2)  I would also like to get the front axle powder coated. If I do remove
> the bearing parts, and I strip down the axel, is there anything else I have
> to worry about before I have the guys stick it into an oven to melt the
> powder coating?  Are there some plastic pieces inside the front end that
> can melt?

Yes, I believe the inner swing arm bearings are supported in plastic 
bushings.  Baking is very likely to destroy these.  They are not 
considered by VW to be a replaceable part.

Jim
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Jim Adney, jadney@vwtype3.org
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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