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Old 10-19-2012, 09:47 PM   #1
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Can a universal joint be installed in a 1985 325e drive shaft
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If you have the right hydraulic press yes. Otherwise you just replace the whole shaft due to the center u joint being staked in. There are places out there that will sell you a retrofit shaft with serviceable joints, but for the money. I'd just go with a new drive shaft all the time.
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