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I need to replace my u-joints. I was just wondering if its possible to do it my self? I don't have any experience doing this. And how to replace them?

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Some times it depends on the vehicle in question but, from looking at your video it would seem to be as easy as unbolting the ujoints and removing them.
Sometimes you have to remove the whole drive shaft and pound out the the old joints with a driver and a hammer. An old socket should do the trick.

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All U joints are the same only the size varies by application. You can do this, but watch the video clip at this LINK

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Your best solution Mike is to replace them as a complete halfshaft. Yes, I know the cost is a little higher, but usually not much. Compare the cost of the CV joints, and also the 'Less Than' rubber boots they give you.

You'll find I believe, that a little more money brings peace of mind by less headaches.

(Tip: I would go else where than Ebay, when buying a part that my Life depended on!)

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