Drive Shaft Tool Set
When you are removing the U Joint from the drive shaft before repair
or restoration, it is important not to deform the Yoke or to mark the drive shaft
with you vice. The U-Joints may be frozen in place with rust and are
difficult to remove. The plug and donut allow you to remove the U-Joints either
with a bench vice or a press.
The plug and donut are sized to fit your drive shaft and feature a large chamfer to make alignment easy.
Directions for use of the disassembly tool.
Mark the differential flange and drive shaft
The differential and dive shaft are balanced and the orientation is critical.
Remove the keepers J Clip from drive shaft ends.
Support the drive shaft on the donut
Using the plug press the U-Joint Cross and bearing journal out.
Using the Cross and plug press the second bearing journal out.
Never use a U-Joint with a grease fitting - they are weak.
Install the first bearing bearing journal and insert the cross
Press the second Bearing journal into the drive shaft Yoke.
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