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I've got a shaft out of a low mile HZ donor car, knuckle movement seems/feels good and the boot is in top condition however .. the donor car has been parked up for over 25 years .. Good to go or would i need to pull it apart and grease it or something ?
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if the boot is good and low mileage it should be good to go...but the housing should slip off once you remove the boot clip so you could then put some grease on....

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Andrew

I would pull it apart and give it a clean and re grease. Grease does harden through the years. Also, you can remove any play in the shaft by turning the pin. You'll see what I mean. Don't lose or destroy the round circlip (the one that goes over the rubber boot) if it's the original. The originals didn't have the side tangs as the newer one's have. The newer clips with the tangs have a habit of ripping skin from knuckles when working on plugs, exhaust etc on that side. The factory restoration guys look for those clips also.

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Keith

Looks like i'm disassembling, cleaning and greasing it ... thanks :-)

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