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Old 07-14-2019, 09:49 PM
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What u joints and ball joints should I purchase for my 2008 wrangler x?

My u joints and ball joints are worn out. I plan on just making a weekend out of replacing my drive shaft front and rear u joints, front axle u joints then upper and lower ball joints. I only go off road maybe 5-6 times a year. What are some good options for me?

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I can't speak to brands specifically, but a word of caution. Hopefully you will have a vehicle you can run to the local autoparts store and have researched a secondary source. We had my TJ on the lift at a shop to install all four ball joints and were using Moog. Two had the wrong taper even though they had the right part number. We wound up using O'Reilly's Master Pro.

While you are at it, you might consider replacing the unit bearings as well. They have to be removed to do the ball joints and the front axle u-joint. The additional labor in reassembly involved is taking them out of the box. I went with Timken.

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Spicer for ball joints and u joints. Timken or skf for unit bearings.
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Thanks for the reply, I should have specified I am trying to find the correct part number for my 08' 2dr.

Will these do?
Front axle u joints:

https://www.quadratec.com/p/dana-spi...ler-jk-rubicon

Front and rear driveshaft u joints:

https://www.quadratec.com/products/52302_100X_A_PG.htm

U joints

https://www.quadratec.com/products/56100_3002.htm
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I will certainly have a vehicle on standby haha. I appreciate the tip...looking at unit bearings now.
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Amazon or Denny's driveshaft are much cheaper than Q...

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