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11-29-2012 05:53 PM
Incognito
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Originally Posted by pluke the 2 View Post
...the right way to do it is pulling axle shafts and separating brake rotors and resetting up the pinion from the inside out.
Yeah, screw that.
11-29-2012 10:03 AM
pluke the 2 actually. i ended up torquing the pinion nut to 160 ft lbs and called it. not the right way to do it at all. but i had to learn the basics. so i did that. after research, more than half the shops i talked to gauged this pre loading fitting by hand and didn't do it the "right way". meaning, they can feel by hand when hitting the crush sleeve...

the right way to do it is pulling axle shafts and separating brake rotors and resetting up the pinion from the inside out.
11-29-2012 08:32 AM
Incognito Thanks. The reason I asked was because you mentioned simply torquing the pinion nut to 160 lbs. and calling it good, but it sounds like you did it appropriately by setting the proper pre-load on it which after some research is the way I'm going to install mine as well. Disregard... and thank you again.
11-28-2012 11:34 PM
pluke the 2 It went well. Its still holding up and connected. Took me a few hours and it was a successful DIY job...

When the time gets closer for you, shoot me an private message and I'll give you a call or if you're close to me i could lend hand.
11-28-2012 01:44 AM
Incognito How did your installation go and how's it been doing so far? It's just a matter of time before my rear shaft goes out after installing my lift last week so I ordered a rear Coast DS today and will be aquiring adjustable rear UCA here eventually. The Repezza joints get very hot if driven on the highway even a short distance (7 miles at above 50 MPH). Any advice would be appreciated.
06-11-2012 03:08 PM
pluke the 2
Anyone install a CV Style Rear Drive Shaft for JK?

Hey guys,

Looking to tackle this job tomorrow in my garage. Any tips or pointers you can shoot me. I'm planning on cranking the pinion nut to 160 ft lb and calling it a day. I know Tsk Tsk.

Some of the tools I need.

• 1/8 inch DEEP socket

• 1-1/4 inch DEEP socket

• 1-5/16 DEEP socket

• Silicone

• Pinion Nut

• Red Lock tight

• Red & Tacky Grease

• Grease Gun

• 1/2" - 3/8" Drive Converter

• 1/2" - 3/4" Drive Converter

• Torque Wrench for Ft Lbs

• INCH LB Dial Torque Wrench…Not a clicker or dial bar

- Having issues finding the Inch LB torque wrench hence the reason why I'm just going to tighten the rear pinion nut to 160 ft lbs.

Oh the drive shaft i'm installing is a Coast Shaft

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