[LCML] Need help with a FJ80 head sctratcher!
hpeyerl at beer.org
Fri Nov 5 09:15:21 CDT 2010
On Nov 4, 2010, at 9:25 PM, Jeff Zepp wrote:
> U-Joints are (can be) a PITA to replace. If it were my 80 and I made this discovery, I would replace all the fasteners with new first. Drive around and see if that fixed the vibration. If not, then I would go ahead and replace all the U-joints, but try the simple/easy stuff first!
> The locking washer goes on the nut side...
I agree with Jeff.. U-joint bolts are a fine pitch thread presumably to discourage them backing off... I would consider using Nordlock washers for that extra bit of security... I've had good luck with M8 Nordlocks on other parts of the truck...
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