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#21 Professor Quest

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Posted 08 November 2004 - 01:19 AM

Note the before and after pics of how clean you want the cap holders and the groove where the snap-ring goes. The pic tool will help clean the snap-ring groove.





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Posted 08 November 2004 - 01:23 AM


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Posted 08 November 2004 - 01:26 AM

A little cleaning solvent, a few swipes with the RAT-TAIL as usual, followed by the sand paper.

I can think of 2 other ways to do this without a vise. I'll spin the shaft around and do the other end without a vise. wink.gif

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Posted 09 November 2004 - 04:18 PM


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Posted 09 November 2004 - 04:36 PM

If you don't have a vise, this method works fine too. Here are some tips. Place your LEFT knee on the drive shaft to stabilize it. Use a 1" socket that has a THICK WALL or LARGER. This is to keep the BLOW AWAY FROM THE SNAP-RING GROOVE.........so you don't CRUSH IT. Reposition the wood if they jump out of place AS YOU GO!

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Posted 09 November 2004 - 04:40 PM


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Posted 09 November 2004 - 04:46 PM

Remember, strike only the weld. Same reaction! ;D

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Posted 09 November 2004 - 04:52 PM

Driving the caps in a straight line helps, hence the block at the rear. Place your left knee about where the numbers are on the shaft. This will keep the shaft from bouncing.

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Posted 09 November 2004 - 04:58 PM

This is why you need FIVE- 2X4s............you need the height. wink.gif

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Posted 09 November 2004 - 05:01 PM


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Posted 09 November 2004 - 05:07 PM

"Something is making a CREAKING NOISE"!  You're looking at it. This is usually the FRONT U joint. Note on the LEFT SIDE of the cross. That's a hardend surface and it is TRASHED. NO.................you can't FEEL this with the shaft still in the car. But you will the minute you remove the shaft from the car.

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Posted 09 November 2004 - 05:08 PM


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Posted 09 November 2004 - 05:14 PM

A few more minutes with the wire wheel, a orbital sander with 60 grit worn down as you go........ and then wipe it down with lacquer thinner a couple times, and the other parts................I prime it, but to each his own. wink.gif

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Posted 09 November 2004 - 05:18 PM


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Posted 09 November 2004 - 05:38 PM

Napa sells the SUPER DUTY JOINT (not pictured-no zerk) under P/N 215-0088. The Napa standard joint is P/N 220-0088

The Carquest/SPICER joint (1-1516) is the SPICER 5-1516 $15.90. Spicer also makes the Neapco joint.  

 Note the caps. Cap on left..........out of the box (not much grease).........cap on right, I filled with grease......ready to install. Filling the cap with grease HOLDS THE NEEDLES IN. VERY IMPORTANT! Also note warning on the BAG.

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Posted 09 November 2004 - 07:20 PM


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Posted 09 November 2004 - 07:23 PM

When you drive out the old caps........you will also leave a RIM of flashing. This FLASHING can now get caught up when you try to install the new cap. Sand the opening to remove the FLASHING..........8 openings to sand.

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Posted 09 November 2004 - 07:25 PM


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