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Unread 10-13-2005, 11:49 PM   #1
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Front drive shaft u-joints

I have never done u-joints it looks pretty easy, I need to do the front drive shaft, but it looks like I need to drop the t-case skid. Is there a write up for u-joints.
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Unread 10-14-2005, 12:27 AM   #2
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I have never done u-joints it looks pretty easy, I need to do the front drive shaft, but it looks like I need to drop the t-case skid. Is there a write up for u-joints.
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Here ya go. And no need to drop the t-case skid. http://www.stu-offroad.com/axle/driv...iveshaft-1.htm
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Yep, no need to remove the skid. Just jack one front tire in the air (makes rotating the shaft easy), reach from the back of the skid with your 8mm ratchet, undo a bolt, rotate the shaft, remove the other 3 bolts in this manner. Front bolts are easy to reach.
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Yep, no need to remove the skid. Just jack one front tire in the air (makes rotating the shaft easy), reach from the back of the skid with your 8mm ratchet, undo a bolt, rotate the shaft, remove the other 3 bolts in this manner. Front bolts are easy to reach.
Well actually instead of jacking one front wheel up in the air, I just remove the front connection first, use a rope to suspend it in the air. Then shift the t-case from N - 4wd, to lock the shaft in place so that I can remove the rear bolts.
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