Advice 1: How to improve VAZ 21099

The Russian car industry does not inspire much confidence, however, enjoys great popularity among the population due to its affordability. It also features a small price for the service. Almost all the domestic cars can be repaired in the garage conditions, not having much experience at it. However, all models need to be improved. For example, how to improve the miracle of the Volga automobile plant VAZ 21099?
VAZ 21099 after a little tuning
You will need
  • Tools for car repair, supplies, bulbs, wiring, material for covers.
Decide for yourself what you want to change your "nine" and how much money you are willing to spend on this improvement. In order to make the right decision about improving the car, we must proceed from the purpose for which you purchased the car. If he intended to travel to the country, the improvements should be to increase clearance, suspension upgrades and the installation of the roof rack. If you are young and want to make your plain car a car that will to pay attention, this option is not for you.
Take care about the appearance of your "swallows". Explore paint and draw a conclusion about his condition. If it has minor defects, they can fix the polishing body. If there are minor scratches, they should neatly paint the color of your car. Well, if problems in the body too much, you should do a full body repair and full paint.
Think of anti-corrosion coating. In winter use a very strong chemical that is able to cause irreparable damage to your car. Note that the body of the VAZ 21099 prone to corrosion, so corrosion treatment should be regularly held.
The changes can also relate to and interior of the car. You can do the seat covers yourself, or buy ready. It is not recommended to replace the standard wheel, as the experiments have shown that the standard steering wheel nine less traumatic than its aftermarket counterparts. Make additional lights, but in such a way that it is not blinded eyes. Use soft and neutral tones.
Also replace all filters and consumables for a new one. You can use imported ones, as they are more durable. Fill imported oil. When upgrading a car it is not recommended to use the kits, which are now very much. It's wasted money. Such kits usually degrade dynamics and greatly reduce ground clearance. You can easily damage a body kit when driving a speed bump.
Useful advice
Do not try to make your nine a race car, remember that it is only economical city car.

Advice 2: How to change the grenade to 21099

Crunch when pulling away is the first sign that a failed CV joint. Unfortunately, the drivers themselves be responsible for the fact that grenades become useless. You need to look for the condition of the anthers and at the slightest defects to change them.
Appearance grenades VAZ 2108-21099
The grenade is a metal mechanism, which is located inside the bearing. There are external and internal grenades (correct name – joint, CV joint). External are installed in the wheel hub VAZ 2108-21099, and transmission. The grenades are not subject to repair, therefore in case of failure it is necessary to replace on new. Special attention should be paid to the anthers, so as sand and water, trapped in the joint, leading to its rapid wear.

The removal of grenades on VAZ 21099

Work should be carried out on a viewing hole or overpass. Put the car on the handbrake and wheel lock stops the rear wheel. Now the most difficult is to break the nuts that secure the grenade to the wheel. This will require the mechanical key 30, and to perform it successfully, you need a good arm. The best option is to make an extension from a section of a pipe.

Next, raise the car on a Jack, put on the prop and take off the wheel. Now you need to disconnect the tie rod from the knuckle of the rack. This is done using a special puller. And a ball bearing just enough to screw, vypressovyvaniem it is not necessary. Try not to damage the boots, otherwise you'll have to change them.

Now that strut is free, you have to turn it to the right or left (depends on which side of the car is working), remove the wheel hub from the constant velocity joint. It needs to fall, it now remains only to remove the inner, which is in the box. What is needed, and a viewing hole, because to do this it is much easier. Pomegranate is extracted with a crowbar.

Setting the grenades and precautions

Together with constant velocity joints it is necessary to change the anthers. Even if the old one was in satisfactory condition, it is better to replace a new one for reliability. You also need to put new hose clamps. Never remove both the inner grenades out of the box. If you take all of them so undermines the position of the differential mechanism, which will lead to the impossibility of installing CV joints.

First remove one grenade in its place install plug. Perfect old inner CV joint. And only after installing the plug, remove the second grenade. In General, the installation of garnet occurs in the reverse order of disassembly. Do not forget to securely tighten all threaded connections. And also change the rings that are used to attach the shafts.
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