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driveshaft u joints

who makes the beefiest set available for an 06 4x4?

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Good question. I was thinking about replacing mine and wondered the same thing.

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I'm wondering what is the best vs price. But to answer your question, I believe spicer is a very good u joint, expensive.

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Go Spicer, don't risk anything else.

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Are Spicers geaseable? And why did they make the u joints and ball joints non serviceable? Just so they would fail and make money replacing them?

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Slicers are greaseable. I heard there's a u joint that's 5150 or something like that.....heard they are the best.

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Are Spicers geaseable? And why did they make the u joints and ball joints non serviceable? Just so they would fail and make money replacing them?
The million dollar question........sad isin't it.

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because how many people actually grease their joints? seriously

A non servicable joint is more reliable than a greasable joint that isn't serviced. engineers know this

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because how many people actually grease their joints? seriously

A non servicable joint is more reliable than a greasable joint that isn't serviced. engineers know this
I do im super anal about maint. I know some companies do that on things. They make them non serviceable so they will fail so that they can have a return call or have it returned to make more money of the end user. Its a shame to me but its how a lot of companies work now.

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because how many people actually grease their joints? seriously

A non servicable joint is more reliable than a greasable joint that isn't serviced. engineers know this
Ok

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