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WHAT HAPPENED!?
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Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2008 03:57 AM
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alright, now that i have your full and complete attention... HELP!

ok here's the situation, this happened about 3 days ago, it has not affected the driveablity or stopping power of my bug, i just wanted to know if this is a minor issure or a BIG DEAL!

here's a picture of what has happened, my right rear wheel has exploded with oil i'm assuming from my drum or something, since i'm a VW noob i need a good honest opinoin here Smile



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Sorry, i dont understand spanish Smile


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joxracing wrote:
Sorry, i dont understand spanish Smile

k fixed the stupid picture html stuff. sorry about that...


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Don't know, can't see it.

1.Wheel cylinder blew

2.Wheel seal blew (swing axle only)

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oh, nice. does make a cool design on the rim tho.


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oh, nice. does make a cool design on the rim tho.

hahahaha thats what my friends told me.


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Can see it now

Same ideas.

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Post Post subject: Re: WHAT HAPPENED!?
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Looks like bearing grease. Maybe you got a leaking seal. They are real easy to replace. I would repack the bearing with grease.


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Looks like bearing grease. Maybe you got a leaking seal. They are real easy to replace. I would repack the bearing with grease.

so is it not a big deal to be driving on this then? until i can fix the seal?


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don't drive on it. no oil=extra heat in the trans. no grease in the bearing = extra friction, both equal bad things happening. No wheel cylinder = open brake system = no brakes.

Park it and find the problem ASAP.


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THAT LOOKS LIKE 80W TO ME,, BET YOUR BRAKES ARE SOAKED,, MAYBE NOT BUT I,D CHECK, REPLACE AXLE SEAL,,IF IT WAS A BRAKE THING YOU WOULD KNOW RIGHT AWAY,,,,,,NO BRAKES..TAKE WHEEL AND HUB OFF,,YOU WILL SEE THEN,,,


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I agree. Don't drive it. Safety first. You only get one life. That's the rules. Hopefully, it's not your daily driver.


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It's SpinArt- remember that?

Is your car swing axle or IRS?


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unfortunately it IS my daily driver, and i don't get a day off untill friday, then i got to get it ready for the copperstate show!

show can wait, anyone want to help me fix this thing?


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rear axle seal gone. if you're broke and the brake shoes are good, you can spray them with a couple of cans of brake cleaner, sand the glaze off with whatever sandpaper you have handy and reuse 'em. But you gotta buy a new seal and kit. Be sure and follow the book on torqueing that drum and the cotter key...don't forget that. I got a story about that happening.....


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