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post #1 of 6 Old 07-10-2013, 06:44 PM Thread Starter
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changing steering U Joints

Im changing my steering U Joints ...but thats not the problem I can handle that ....after I pull out the hubs is there some type of clip in side the diff case that needs to come off before I pull or would they just slide right out ...please help ....this is a back yard job is there any easier way

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post #2 of 6 Old 07-10-2013, 06:58 PM
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sounds like you are changing the axle u joints, not steering u joints. and no, there is no clips holding the axles in on the front. they just slide out.

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post #3 of 6 Old 07-10-2013, 07:50 PM
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And there is no need to start multiple threads


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post #4 of 6 Old 07-10-2013, 07:51 PM Thread Starter
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Great thanks any pointers to look out for ....so that means I dont reall6 have to take over the cover
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post #5 of 6 Old 07-10-2013, 08:34 PM Thread Starter
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Well excuse me cyclops but it wasnt going thru
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post #6 of 6 Old 07-10-2013, 11:02 PM
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Never messed with the u-joint style axles but I just replaced one of my front cv's so the prices should be almost the same. Only issue I ran into was getting the top hub bolt loose. I'd suggest you spray them down with pb blaster a couple days before you do it to help with that
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