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U-Joint for 2005 TRD 4x4??

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by tekoma, Oct 5, 2010.

  1. Oct 5, 2010 at 5:06 PM
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    tekoma

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    My center u-joint has failed. A few months ago when I greased the zerk fittings, I was unable to add grease to the center u-joint. I made a mental note but unfortunately forgot about it and now its too late.

    I called Toyota and they inform me I'd have to buy a complete drive shaft because they don't sell this U-joint seperately! So I start browsing the web, and there is nothing anywhere that fits the GRN245 chassis (4x4 4.0L Access cab). Does anyone have any advice? Please don't tell me to buy a one piece drive shaft.

    (FYI The white stuff is white lithium grease, i sprayed it on when i couldn't grease the u-joint to try to temporarily lubricate the bearings...it of course didn't work)

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  2. Oct 5, 2010 at 5:13 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Any local drive shaft shop should be able to replace the U joint with no issue.
     
  3. Oct 5, 2010 at 5:18 PM
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    True, however I'd like to buy the part and do it myself. I have never had any of my vehicles in a shop for anything other than tires and an alignment.
     
  4. Oct 5, 2010 at 6:43 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Well, then chack out a NAPA, or other local auto part store, and see if they carry it.
     
  5. Oct 5, 2010 at 6:51 PM
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    I checked autozone and advance auto with no availability....


    Just checked Oreilley, they have one with a zerk, $19.99, nice. thanks for suggesting the obvious, wish i would have done that first!
     
  6. Oct 5, 2010 at 6:51 PM
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    ;)
     
  7. Oct 11, 2010 at 1:39 AM
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    4x4 U-joint with zerks is Toyota P/N 04371-0K080

    However any Dana Spicer 1330 series will work too
     
  8. Oct 11, 2010 at 2:45 AM
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    MY50cal

    MY50cal I think I'm getting the Fear.

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    Yes.
    thats bullshit. I just bought 4 from the local napa. do not listen to f'ing dealerships.
     
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