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u joints

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by 88thunder, Aug 16, 2000.

  1. 88thunder

    88thunder Registered Member

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    Before i bought my 88 k5 the people used it to pull a horse trailor, it now has 125,000 miles on it. i was wondering if i should consider changing the u joints? also there is a little shake every so often around 75 mph, what could that be? any help would be appreciated
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  2. Canuck

    Canuck 1/2 ton status

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    It probably wouldn't hurt to change them. They are pretty cheap and it's not a hard job to do.

    Canuck

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  3. GMC4by4

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    I agree, they are cheap and easy to do, and it couldn't hurt to change them if there's some looseness, but also check your tires for balance. U-joint problems usually begin to manifest themselves at lower speeds than 75mph.

    -Rick
     
  4. derek2002

    derek2002 1/2 ton status

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    I get confused about this sometimes... Would this be the u-joints on the driveshaft or the u-joints in the front end? Just always mixed up by that one...

    Later,

    -Derek
    1977 3/4 Ton & Blazer Project (Body Needed)
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  5. Your rear drive shaft unless your in four wheel drive when its vibrating.

    IF IT AINT BIG IT AINT BAD!!!!!!
     

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