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front driveshaft u-joint ?. Replace with factory or not?

Took the front 4wd shaft off last night to grease the slip joint. Had all the new bolts and straps there ready but after playing with the u - joint a bit it seems that it needs to be changed as well. It has a little bit of a catch in it when moving it back and forth.

So my ? is do i replace with factory or aftermarket. If aftermarket, what brand? Hoping to fix this tomorrow.

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i would try to put ones with grease fittings on them so you can drive out moisture with new grease since its only a part time shaft.

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