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03-14-04, 09:35 AM   #1  
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universal clinks

im getting a clinking in my drive shaft universals and wondering if i could change em or do i need to get em pressed in. what does this run as far as cost? thanks its a 87 ford e150 van

 
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03-14-04, 09:50 AM   #2  
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it depends if you've ever done u-joints before. if you know what to do, i replace them with a vice, a big socket and a little socket. i've even seen people use nothing but a hammer before. if you bring your driveshaft to a shop, i'm sure they wouldn't charge more than 1 hour of labor to press them in and out....provided you let them buy the parts.



also provided it's actually the u-joints making the noise.


if you do take out the driveshaft, put the e-brake on fully and block the tires front and rear.....'park' will not keep the car still anymore!


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03-14-04, 10:00 AM   #3  
The "real" parts store we deal with will change "U" Joints for $10 each. Well worth it if you never changed them before.

 
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03-16-04, 06:46 PM   #4  
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sounds good toyotaman. im on the island...wheres the store lol

 
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