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U Joint question?

I read the how to on the U-joints but when you put the new one in you have to pack it with grease right? It didnt say to but Im guessing you have to.
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most new ones are already greased and good to go
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Aw ok I was thinking that but I didnt want to sound stupid if I was wrong haha I think Im gona give it a shot if autozone has the part. Thanks!
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One more thing what size bearing cap would myn be I have a 02 2wd edge 3.0
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um most i have seen just have enough on the bearings to assemble it, you want to use the Zerc fitting supplied with it and put in more grease after install, with a grease gun then regrease those every oil change...
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One more thing what size bearing cap would myn be I have a 02 2wd edge 3.0
what you mean the cap on the u-joint? go to a auto store like autozone and they will give you the correct one. they might ask if you have a alum or steel drive shaft and being your a 3.0L you have the steel most likely...
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I went to autozone and they asked me what size bearing cap I have and I told them I had no clue and they said I need to find out.
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I went to autozone and they asked me what size bearing cap I have and I told them I had no clue and they said I need to find out.
well here is something get under the truck and messure on the inside of the hole where the C-clip is...
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Ight.
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I bought the 1.06 instead of the 1.25 inch my measurements were closer to 1.06 than 1.25.
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our you could have bought both and returned the wrong one but if that is the correct one then your fine
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Yeah Im pretty sure it will work but if not I will just take it back. Its to cold to be out in the garage today though, Im used to the 80's we have had the past 2 weeks.
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sweet, someone used my how to already.
seems like you have gotten your answer already
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Yeah thats is a good how to!
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