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Unread 10-29-2001, 04:48 PM   #1
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DEAR GOD! (baaaaaaaad u-joints)

heh.. went to replace the rear u-joints.. pulled it off and both bearing caps pretty much disintegrated as soon as i pulled off the C-straps on the diff yoke. man.. glad it didnt grenade when i was going down the highway.. this a common occurance?

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Unread 10-29-2001, 06:20 PM   #2
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Well sort of Iput one on when my dad had it and about 35,000 miles later replaced again
I think it was just a cheap auto part.When to NAPA and paid about twice as much than my dad did the first time around and its a lot better part and really rides smoother.There are plenty of four wheel drive places online
that probably have the same grade or better
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Unread 10-29-2001, 07:14 PM   #3
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well.. just got them back this evening.. had them replaced with spicer u-joints w/ zerk fittings.. hopefully these will last longer
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Unread 10-29-2001, 10:19 PM   #4
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Yep those are sweet joints.
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