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Old 01-12-2008, 09:27 AM   #1
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Hello All, new user here so lots of question but I've spent several days reading on this forum and trying to learn before I ask. I have a chance to buy a 1970 Caravel, it's been neglected but being a handyman sort of person that doesn't scare me too much. What I can't determine, and am asking, is: would this AS be one that would need the axle replacement? TIA, Dwight
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Hello All, new user here so lots of question but I've spent several days reading on this forum and trying to learn before I ask. I have a chance to buy a 1970 Caravel, it's been neglected but being a handyman sort of person that doesn't scare me too much. What I can't determine, and am asking, is: would this AS be one that would need the axle replacement? TIA, Dwight
If the axle is original, then YES. Just add $ 1000.00 or so to the repair budget for a new axle. Even if it isn't the dreaded spindle snapping axle in the 1970, it's still a good idea to replace it.
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Yep!

I agree, as usual, with Uwe!

Sounds like a cool project!
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