Isuzu Amigo CV axle reinstall


Reinstall of a CV axle in a 1990 Isuzu Amigo

Last week we removed the CV axle from Tom’s Amigo. We damaged a seal in the process and had to order one. This week we put the axle back.

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We began by lifting the truck and pulling the wheel. We then removed the brake caliper at the support bracket. All the parts we temporarily put back in in order to drive the Amigo out of the shop last week. 

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944 Race Car No Start

Troubleshooting a no start condition on my 944 Race Car

After the race at Indy, the car has made a few short trips in and out of the trailer but that is it. In preparation for the next race, I pulled it into the shop.  When I later went to move it onto the lift, it would not start.

I first swapped the DME relay.  No start. I then replaced the DME with a jumper. No start.

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Isuzu Amigo CV axle removal

Removal of a CV axle in a 1990 Isuzu Amigo

Tom’s Amigo had trouble on our last off-road trip. It would lose front drive occasionally.  We eventually diagnosed it as the CV axle pulling out of the hub splines.

Tom picked up a new axle https://amzn.to/2Vk4B2t and this weekend we decided to swap it out.  Or maybe just replace the C clip that had come loose allowing the axle to pull out of the hub.

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