Originally Posted by Manwithoutaplan
OK so i just installed these bastards today. My question is their a cover so water doesnt just sit in the pocket where the bj is??? MY other question is how the heck do you get the dust cover on any tips???
sorry for thread revival
I never did find a cover that would stay in place atop the opening in the UCA. That's probably a good thing for around here, snow and slop and salt and such, followed by mud and grit and chit... all that trapped inside and speed corrosion. I just hose it out real well when I wash the truck and forget about it. It'll hose ya back, so move out of the way when ya put the water to it.
As far as that dust cover, when I did mine, the rubber grease boot over the ball joint was held in place by a spring steel clip. Start one edge and just work it back on carefully. You could use some type of pry tool I suppose, (like a wooden paint stick blunted down on the belt sander to resemble a over sized straight screw driver), BUT if you slip, you could be buying a new boot.