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Old 04-17-2011, 01:10 PM   #1
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Bad u-joint?

Do these look bad?
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Old 04-17-2011, 01:21 PM   #2
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If that is rust coming out of the bearing capsin the pic on the right, yep they need replacing. Spicer's 5-760x would be a nice upgrade for the factory installed Spicer 5-297x ujoints.

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Old 04-17-2011, 04:42 PM   #3
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When it comes to u-joints, if you have to ask...

From the looks of it, I'd replace them yesterday.
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Old 04-17-2011, 10:32 PM   #4
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ok thanks
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Old 04-18-2011, 01:23 PM   #5
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Are they making noise?
Causing concern or problem?

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Old 04-21-2011, 11:38 PM   #6
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No they werent making any noise. Just shaking in the steering wheel when turning slowly. I added air to the tires, (they were a little low) and it was still shaking that same day. Since then though its been fine. I did get new u-joints though, gonna replace them anyway, since it wont hurt anything.

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