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Re: Driveshaft bolt removal or how do you get the #@%* things

To: Charley & Peggy Robinson <>
Subject: Re: Driveshaft bolt removal or how do you get the #@%* things
From: Tim <>
Date: Sat, 07 Aug 1999 21:37:17 -0400
I had a ball with my 88 Yugo...nicest factory paint for the period...I
might be biased, PPG paint, and I'm in Pittsburgh...

Gas milage...if I remember correctly was an 8 gallon tank?

Had air, I timted the rear windpws, and put power windows in.  I was a
teenager, so the rear hatch cover came out and a speaker panel went in. 
2 10" woofers, 1" teeters, and 4" mids...sounded great.

Then put in the biggest sunroof I could find!

But the B was more fun!

Charley & Peggy Robinson wrote:
> Hay pal,
>   I resemble that Yugo remark!  ;^)  I have an '88 Yugo GV that gets
> better gas mileage than any MGB and has air conditioning to boot.  It's
> not much fun tho.....
>   What seems to be the problem?  We have several guys who claim they can
> drop the drive shaft in 5 minutes flat. Honest.
>   What you need is a long screwdriver to stick thru the U-joint in order
> to hold the shaft and a combination end wrench to break the nuts loose.
> No problemo...
>   Charley Robinson
>   '69 B
> wrote:
> >
> > Loose without round the nuts off.  Ive removed the driveshaft on 4 different
> > mgb's all 741/2 or newer non od cars.  The rockets scientist that designed
> > those bastards should be sentanced to building yugos.  Any tricks ??
> > Tia
> > Ray Huff
> > 76 mgb with a stuborn driveshaft & a new clutch still in the box

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