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Old 03-15-2003, 01:39 PM
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I am prepping a 12-bolt housing for restoration and I am trying to remove the u-joint yoke nut that is on the rear-end. I just can't get it off. Does anyone know off-hand if this nut has a reverse thread?

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if you are referring to the pinion nut, the big one, the thread is a standard fine thread, but it has tension on it from the bearing preload and a crush spacer, you will need a large impact wrench. if you are having trouble with the u-joint bolts they are also std fine thread, use heat.

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