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Unread 03-28-2007, 07:11 PM   #1
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Front Driveshaft rebuild questions.

I got a used front DS (to run with an SYE in the rear) from another XJ that had 220k on it so I plan to replace all the joints on the shaft. I pulled the U-joint that connects to the read end with no problems. Questions:

1. Does the double cardan end come apart the same way?

2. Are all the u-joints the same?

3. And what about the huge ball in the center of the double cardan, does that have to be replaced too? (There is a rubber boot looking thing on one side of the ball and it's torn.)

4. Does it need to be rebalanced?

2002 Sport: I6, 4.56 gears, SYE, RE 3.5", 305 BFF MTs.5-spd,d30/d44.
2004 Grand: I6, wife's
1998 XJ: My daily driver. I6

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Unread 03-28-2007, 07:48 PM   #2
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Sharpie has a writeup for this in the stickies...
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Unread 03-28-2007, 08:04 PM   #3
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Thanks I was looking to do the same with mine..but I was not gonna sue mine as a rear DS.
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