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The right way to take universal jooint apart. It is orginal,no clips

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You need to heat the driveshaft around the u joint caps with a small propane torch till the plastic seeps out then using a socket and hammer knock out the caps try to do it before the shaft cools they will come out easier you can use two pieces of 2x4 wood blocks to hold up the drive shaft while you knock out the caps

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