REMOVAL OF THE SLIP JOINT
Slip Joint (All Types). Unscrew the dust cap from the
sleeve yoke and slide the joint off the driveshaft (Fig.
ARROW MARKS - Make sure arrow marks are
stamped on the shaft and sleeve yoke before
removing the slip joint (Fig. 18). If arrow marks are
not readily seen, mark both members so that when
reassembled they will be in exactly the same relative
position, since the sleeve yoke lugs must be in the
same plane as the stub ball yokes to prevent
Remove Dust Cap
Yoke Lugs in Line
Line Up Arrows
DISASSEMBLING UNIVERSAL JOINT
MEDIUM AND HEAVY DUTY
LOCK STRAP - Bend down the locking lugs with a
screwdriver and remove the cap-screws.
NEEDLE BEARINGS & RETAINING CAP SUB-
ASSEMBLY - Remove by using a large pair of
channel lock pliers on retaining cap edges, turn
retaining cap and bearing sub-assembly at the same
time lifting upward to remove the sub-assembly from
the journal trunnion diameter and out of the yoke
hole. Turn the joint over and tap the exposed end of
the journal cross until the opposite needle bearing is
free. Use a soft round drift with flat face about .79
mm (1/32") smaller in.
diameter than the hole in the yoke, otherwise there
is danger of damaging the bearing (Fig. 19).
JOURNAL CROSS - Remove by sliding it to one side
of the yoke and tilting it over the top of the yoke lug
Use Soft Drift 1/32"
Smaller in Diameter
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