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Hi. I'm new to this site and hoping I can get some insight. I have an 85 prelude that I purchased a few months ago. The car is in great shape despite its age
My mechanic has informed me that the cv joints/axles need to be replaced due to the clicking noise I keep hearing when I'm backing up. It wasn't bad at first, it only made that noise when backing up and wheels were turned to the right. Now it's doing even when I'm going straight while backing up.
Now here's where I'm having the problem. When I purchased the car the guy i bought it from said he had a swap done. It was an automatic before the swap and now it's a 5 speed manual. The axles I ordered turned out to be too small by about 1/8 of an inch in diameter in almost all areas (where the splines are etc.) The only thing that looks right is the length of it. That was for the right side. The left side....I don't get how it's suppose to fit/work cause it's ridiculously longer than the right side one.
I'm no mechanic but I'm pretty sure the motor that's in my car right now is the 1.8 dual carb.Other than that I don't know. I guess what I'm trying to get to asking is it possible that the engine is from an older/newer prelude and that may be why I ended up with the wrong parts?
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Could very well be. You have to identify the motor and tranny first, Google the numbers and download a manual (available on this site). also, don't dismiss the possibility that the part store gave you the wrong parts. Good luck!
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