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Im in the process of replacing some Ujoints.. I have the rear of the driveshaft disconnected from the rear axle. Can I slide the front out of the transfer case or do i have to do this work under the truck.. I can see the front of the driveshaft slides back and forth but i havent tried to pull it out cause im not sure if I am supposed to.
 

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Haven't pulled the drive shaft from my 2500 but on every truck I have it can be slid out. I'm sure it's the same. Some oil may run out of the t-case.
 

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pull it out, it just slips in and out and yes a little t-case fluid may come out
 

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Slide her out
 

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Got it done, what a PITA... The U-joint caps were completely seized into the yokes, took 6 hours, a grinder, torch and a hammer to finally get them replaced.
 

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Sweet!
 

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I was doing some reading and came across a few posts that advised some people to lube the inside of their slip yoke with grease before reinstalling the driveshaft. Is that okay to do? Seems to me that the grease might end up inside the transfer case..
 

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Yes it allows the driveshaft to be able to slip in the yoke when the axle wraps. If it sticks you will get a clunk when stopping then taking off.
 

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Yes it allows the driveshaft to be able to slip in the yoke when the axle wraps. If it sticks you will get a clunk when stopping then taking off.
Ok, so just squirt some grease inside the yoke and spread it around?
 

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Lube it with Dex 3
 
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