Drive shaft removal

Tiny
MATTHEW.GREENLEAF
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  • 1979 CADILLAC DEVILLE
  • 2WD
  • MANUAL
  • 225,000 MILES
How do I remove U-joint from a 79 deville. They look pressed on and I need to r/r the trans.
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Tuesday, March 29th, 2011 AT 9:28 PM

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Tiny
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Unbolts from DIFF
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Tuesday, March 29th, 2011 AT 9:29 PM
Tiny
MATTHEW.GREENLEAF
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To Docfixit- Looks to be pressed in. No bolts to be seen
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Tuesday, March 29th, 2011 AT 9:37 PM
Tiny
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Do you mean after the drive shaft has been removed and it's on the work bench? If there's no clips, the cups are held in with a ring of plastic. Heat them up and watch the little worms of molten plastic come oozing out. The new joint will have grooves and clips.
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Tuesday, March 29th, 2011 AT 10:37 PM

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