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Posted by Doug Cefali on January 26, 2000 at 22:21:41:

In Reply to: Re: E34 driveshaft removal/U joint failure posted by Siuco on January 26, 2000 at 03:43:43:

there is a heat shield in the way, so to lube them you would have to remove the entire exhaust system, and the heat shield to grease them. The big advantage of the replaceable u-joints is...they are replaceable. next time (if) the cost to repair will just be the price of the u-joints, $50 not $300

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