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Replaced front D/S u joint today

so as everyone knows the front u joint isn't replaceable since it is staked in.
Well i refuse to take no for an answer. So I cut the old u joint out then pressed the caps inward, this way i didn't have any interference from the stakes. then i smoothed out the stakes, pressed in a 1310 spicer u joint and put 4 tack welds on each cap. took it for a drive at various speeds and there is no noticeable vibration. the knocking on the floor under load is gone as well.



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Thanks for the information! Will come in handy when mine die.

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