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Bugeye propeller/drive shaft- universal joint

carolien

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So, I found a string about my problem in the forum that was dated back to August of last year. It answered my question, but I just want to check and see if that still is the consensus. When I started to put in the universal joint, I was faced with the problem of which way to face the grease nipple: towards the shaft or towards the yoke. I don't remember which way mine was when I took it apart a couple of weeks ago:(. It seemed like both ways had pros and cons. Last year's string pretty much said to put it towards the shaft. Does that still make sense or is there someone out there with a good reason to do it the other way?
 

jlaird

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It makes sense to turn it so you can lube it. If i remember it is serviced through a hole in the body work after removing the seat. I think I did Miss Agathe the wrong way and just lived with it. If the avove makes no sense disregard.
 
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