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post #1 of 3 Old 06-17-2013, 02:34 PM Thread Starter
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Help Needed - U Joint replacement

Guys
I have a 1993 2.5L XJ IN Sweden which has just failed it annual road safety check due to what I believe is a worn UJ on the passenger side front axle. I am located in California and my father-in-law is in Sweden and isnt so good at English.
I have never replaced a UJ before and my DD here is a ZJ with CVs so I have nothing to compare against.
What I need to know is how easy the process to replace the UJs actually is and what special tools do I need. I am going to Sweden later this week but I will need to bring parts and special tools with me as availability in Sweden can be very restricted.
Any tips, tricks or advice is gratefully received.

john

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post #2 of 3 Old 06-17-2013, 04:49 PM
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Assuming you know how to pull the axle shaft (remove wheel, caliper, rotor, hub) youll need some flat head screw drivers to remove the retaining clips on the u joints. A couple large sockets and a bench vice to push the old joint out and new joint in. Then reassemble. Its pretty straight forward.

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post #3 of 3 Old 06-17-2013, 08:07 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the confirmation. Hub removal etc is no problem - did the CV's on my ZJ last year. I plan to order part number 1-0174DG from Autozone -
http://www.autozone.com/autozone/par.../N-izu21Z6o242

Not enough time to have any other parts delivered. if anyone can check and confirm this is the correct part i would appricate it.
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