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Old 08-30-2018
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I noticed a little"play" in the u-joint and figured I better change it.
Any recommendations? ie brand, rebuild, new etcc..
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I would suggest Spicer, but also recommend you take it to Driveshaft shop to be gone through. It will destroy a lot of stuff if it blows up. Big $$ to replace transfer case, which will be first to go.
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Agree. Thanks for the reminder.
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Spicer and Precision has been good to me, locking hubs have slowed the wear on the front end a great deal, these should be on the trucks from the factory.
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I removed the frt drive shaft today and plan to take it to a drive line shop. The frt u- joint is done. The shop will install a greasable Spicer
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