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replacing u joints

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by karl klein, Nov 20, 2005.

  1. karl klein

    karl klein Senior Member
    Messages: 557

    well today i am replacing the u joints on the front of my 76 chevy and thought i would take some pics
    first pic is the truck

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  2. karl klein

    karl klein Senior Member
    Messages: 557

    2nd pic is as closeup of the bad u joint still in the axle

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  3. karl klein

    karl klein Senior Member
    Messages: 557

    3rd pic of closeup with rotor still on

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  4. karl klein

    karl klein Senior Member
    Messages: 557

    rotor ans spindle removed

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  5. karl klein

    karl klein Senior Member
    Messages: 557

    with the spindle and rotor off the shaft will slide out of the axle

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  6. karl klein

    karl klein Senior Member
    Messages: 557

    closeup of driverside bad joint the passenger is just as bad.

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  7. karl klein

    karl klein Senior Member
    Messages: 557

    clamped in vise removing bad joint

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  8. karl klein

    karl klein Senior Member
    Messages: 557

    lastr pic for now i had to stop to watch the broncos play. this is pic of new u joint installed getting put back together

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