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post #1 of 4 Old 05-05-2005, 09:01 AM Thread Starter
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Wipped out front right axle

I just purchased this 96 JGC 4X4. The front right axle is totaly wipped out I have removed the shaft now I need to fix it. What recommedation do the guru's on this page request. I also noticed that CV boot on left side is twisted.

Should I replace both CV Half shaft and inner seals and fluid?

Of maybe switch to Ujoint style?

I am not completly understanding how the unit goes together because Is all wipped out it looks like the outer bearing is gone.

Does anyone have a good diagram or maybe pics of how this setup is supposed to look so I know what I need.

I could get whole axle and hub assebly at junk yard and replace also or should I diffently by new?

Thanks in advance

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post #2 of 4 Old 05-05-2005, 04:23 PM
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If the boot is torn and its clicking im pretty sure its time for it to be replaced altogether.

Word of advice, pay the extra money for the good one. I was cheap in buying one for my driver's side a year ago and last night the joint literally blew apart because of the 249 t-case binding up in a parking lot. The boot on the broken joint was all mangled and twisted, very unlike the other side where the boot was nice and even.

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post #3 of 4 Old 05-06-2005, 11:27 AM
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post #4 of 4 Old 05-06-2005, 11:44 AM Thread Starter
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perfect thanks might you have one for the rear bumper cover bumper and braces.

I can't figure out how you remove the braces from Jeep I want to get a good set at junk yard but I got tofigure out how to get them off.

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