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Front Axle U Joints

I am doing an complete overhaul of the front end... Ball Joints, seals, needle bearings, and hubs... The front axle u joints appear to be in good shape (123K miles on a 2001 F350)....

Do you think I should go ahead and tear them out and put new ones in while I have it apart even though they are good? Or wait until they go bad?
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I know my father-in-law just went ahead and did his while he was replacing his ball joints at 100,000 miles. He figured while he had it all torn apart he'd do it instead of having to take it all apart again. Just my

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as long as the seals look good id leave them

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I just hate to think about paying for seals all over again just to change out U joints.. I think I will take care of business now... thanks guys
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