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    RE: new front axle

    I cant believe thier are no grease fittings on a tj drive shaft. None on the shafts and none on the u-joints.
    1983 Scrambler-1993 YJ - 2004 rubi

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    Funny, there isn't any on my mom's car either! Coincidence? I think not!!

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    I would recommend disassembly of the Double Cardan joint (CV) on the front driveshaft and liberally greasing that sucker about every 40K or 50K, more often if wheelin in wet/muddy conditions. That thing will take out the transfer case once it goes bad.

    They will generally start squeeking to let you know something is wrong, service it quickly thereafter.

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    There are 2 kinds of u-joints (in general)...greasable and non-greasable. The sealed ones are not meant to be greased.

    Eventually, you should replace everything with greasable stuff. It sure makes things easier to maintain

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