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Replacing ball joints in my 08 f350 4x4 having hard time getting axle shaft seal out any ideas to get it out thanks in advance

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Replacing ball joints in my 08 f350 4x4 having hard time getting axle shaft seal out any ideas to get it out thanks in advance

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I turn the wheel and get a pry bar on the axle shaft at the u-joint and pry against the axle tube which pushes it out.

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Which ball joints did you go with? Also is there anything else one should do while there besides u-joints? Axle seals or anything?

08 F350 cc/sb 4X4
h&s minimaxx, 5" flo pro, 4" down pipe, no limit cold air intake, dirty diesel EGR delete with intake elbow, 6.0 exhaust manifolds, custom up pipes, ported intake manifold, Apex 71mm LP turbo, Rudy's cold side pipe, diesel site coolant and transmission filter, diesel site intercooler boots, ccv mod, bilstein shocks, gogo dd solenoid, HID lights, Airdog II 165, PMF traction bars, PMF drag link, moshimoto aluminum radiator
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Which ball joints did you go with? Also is there anything else one should do while there besides u-joints? Axle seals or anything?
There is a vacuum seal and 2 o-rings on each side that have to be replaced.

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There is a vacuum seal and 2 o-rings on each side that have to be replaced.
thanks! I will do those when i do my ball joints and u-joints

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