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Unread 09-12-2013, 11:06 PM   #1
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front driveshaft has two ujoints on the tc side, why is this, is it harder to replace,...........

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Unread 09-13-2013, 08:39 AM   #2
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That is a double cardan joint. Handles steeper angles better than single ujoint. Is it harder to rebuild than a single ujoint? Yes, but still not that tough. IIRC good writeup on Stu Olson's site.
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Unread 09-14-2013, 08:24 AM   #3
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You also need to change the centering joint when re-doing the cv head, best bet is to see your local driveline shop for it
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Unread 09-14-2013, 08:33 AM   #4
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I rebuilt my front drive shaft for the first time about a week ago. With the right tools, it really isn't that difficult.
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