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post #1 of (permalink) Old 02-18-2000, 02:15 PM
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U-Joints

I think the front drive shaft u-joints are starting to go on my '86. When the hubs are locked and I'm in 2H, I can feel and hear the movement in the front shaft over bumpy back roads. I checked underneath and there is definatly some slop in one direcion on the U-joints. I don't use 4x4 a whole lot, so its not an imediate problem if I just leave the hubs unlocked.

How difficult is it to replace u-joints? Are there any special tools required? I don't claim to be a mechanic, but I've been able to fix most of my trucks problems myself.... Is it worth a try or should I leave this to a pro?

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post #2 of (permalink) Old 02-18-2000, 06:26 PM
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U-Joints are eeeaaaassssyyyy

Just get a Ciltons manual and jump in! Wrenches, pliars and a small hammer are all that is needed.

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