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Posted 09 November 2004 - 07:26 PM

Note the FLASHING is gone and so is the PAINT. Carb cleaner will remove the over-spray. Now take your PINKY FINGER and smear some grease in the openings.





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Posted 09 November 2004 - 07:28 PM


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Posted 09 November 2004 - 07:32 PM

The caps should START to slip in pretty easily. You can GENTLY tap them in a little with a hammer..........................BECAUSE YOU PACKED THEM FULL OF GREASE.....and the grease keeps the needles in place.  The C clamp can push them in ALMOST all the way. Move the cross back and forth to ALIGN ALL 3 PARTS.

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Posted 09 November 2004 - 07:38 PM


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Posted 09 November 2004 - 07:41 PM

The cross, at this point should turn pretty freely.

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Posted 09 November 2004 - 07:45 PM


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Posted 09 November 2004 - 07:46 PM

Alternative means with a vise to BEGIN installation of a cap. Note the ZERK faces drivesaft.

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Posted 09 November 2004 - 07:48 PM


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Posted 09 November 2004 - 07:50 PM

Driving the cap home. Industrial sockets are hardend. They won't tend to distort but regular sockets work too. Use the largest O.D. that will fit into the hole.

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Posted 09 November 2004 - 07:52 PM


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Posted 09 November 2004 - 07:56 PM

Note: Your snap rings have a smooth side and a flat side. Place the flat side against the caps.
Note the cap is slightly sub-surfaced. That's ok..........for now.

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Posted 09 November 2004 - 07:57 PM


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Posted 09 November 2004 - 08:00 PM

This is how to drive the cap back UP against the snap ring. NOTE...........I used the OLD CAPS to do this. Yes, you can do this on the blocks of wood as well. This is HOW you take the pressure of the caps off the cross which makes the joint feel STIFF. Remember..........ONLY STRIKE THE WELD!!

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Posted 09 November 2004 - 08:02 PM


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Posted 09 November 2004 - 08:06 PM

Now look at another new snap ring that you have not installed yet. Compare how thick the snap ring is to the one installed. As you can clearly tell..........this snap ring is ALL THE WAY IN.

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Posted 09 November 2004 - 08:42 PM


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Posted 09 November 2004 - 08:56 PM

Now you can install the SLIP YOKE (front) or the COMPANION FLANGE (rear). Use the same methods. The tape will help protect the SLIP YOKE. Under the tape are two important surfaces. The SEAL service and the BEARING surface. This yoke was perfect. Also............INSIDE the SLIP YOKE are TEETH that can wear out. Not very common.......but INSPECT IT.

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Posted 09 November 2004 - 09:03 PM


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Posted 09 November 2004 - 09:09 PM

Notice the C clamp is on the large size and the thread count is about medium. It also has larger PUCS that are FLAT. Sometimes the caps will just push in with your fingers like some of these did. It's all about CLEAN and ALIGNMENT of the parts.

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Posted 09 November 2004 - 09:10 PM

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