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Dana 35 Axle U-joint Question

Discussion in 'Under the Hood' started by Scott B., January 3, 2001.

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    1. Scott B.

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      I have read several articles where people replace the c-clip on the axle u-joint with a snap-ring (that surrounds the entire u-joint cap). Sometimes, they also grind out the inside of the yokes, to enable the snap-ring to fit.

      I am considering doing this when I rebuild my Dana 35 this spring.

      Questions:
      - has anyone done this (with success)?
      - does anyone know the part numbers of the c-clips?
      - any other comments/ideas?

      Thanks,
       
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