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Front Drive Shaft U Joints

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by George_Pimpdaddy, Jul 16, 2005.

  1. George_Pimpdaddy

    George_Pimpdaddy 1/2 ton status

    Oct 17, 2002
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    Edmonton Alberta Canada
    hey im thinking tomorrow im going to finish my fron drive shaft repair (loose u joints in the cv in the front shaft). i already have the drive shaft out and i believe that the u joints are original with the plastic plugs can i just use a torch and heat em up :laugh: or is there other ways and are the joints in the cv all the same as say the rear u joint by the way i have a 355/700r4/np241 on a 89 blazer thanks.
  2. mudslinger99

    mudslinger99 1/2 ton status

    Oct 8, 2004
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    East Coast
    The only way to change U-joints that have the plastic retainer is to melt them out.. You have to use a regular torch because a bottle torch even using MAP gas is not hot enough..

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