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Old 09-21-2012, 08:56 AM   #1
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Vibration during accel only

I have an 05 unlimited with a BB and 33's. Recently I've noticed between 30-45 mph there is a vibration. I've also noticed a squeak since the vibration has started. My guess is a U joint. Any other input? It's worthy to note that this only happens during acceleration. If I take it out of gear or push in the clutch, the vibe goes away

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Old 09-21-2012, 11:13 AM   #2
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most definatetly sound like u joints- drive shaft issue

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Old 09-21-2012, 11:54 AM   #3
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Sounds like a U-joint from here...
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Old 09-21-2012, 01:18 PM   #4
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Yep likely a u-joint. An excellent more durable and stronger driveshaft direct replacement u-joint is the Spicer 5-1310x.
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