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Old 06-09-2013, 10:12 AM   #1
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u joint noise?

Just the other day my jeep started making this noise in 4hi and 4lo exactly the same. doesnt sound like ujoint noises ive heard before, but kinda clickety when i put it in 4 wheel drive and give it enough gas to squat the back end. No noise in 2 wheel unless i throw it in reverse and gas it, making the front end squat Then i hear it from the rear driveshaft. I can get a video in a couple days but it concerns me a lot. Definitely didnt do it last time i went 4 wheeling.

Could it just be a bad pinion angle or does it have to be bad ujoints?

I have stock control arms, 2.5 inch lift, stock driveshafts. My back springs also sag pretty bad. Front axle is brand new, dana 30.

Im thinking about getting those 400 dollar driveshafts and putting a bigger lift on but i really dont have the money....
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It sounds exactly like this in 4hi/lo. And now i see it actually has rzeppa joints that cant be replaced. But i see some online forum threads about regreasing them. Im thinking about going with an adams driveshaft but cant really afford one...

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Did you check the ujoints at all? missing a cap or anything?
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Old 06-10-2013, 09:06 AM   #4
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I checked the one ujoint on the front and it looked and felt fine. Im gonna pull the driveshaft in a couple days and decide if its a cheap repair or a new driveshaft. It does sound like the front ujoint to me, because it sounds like its coming from the tire.....which is next to the pinion..

Just hope i didnt screw anything else up somehow..
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