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Unread 12-27-2012, 11:39 AM   #1
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U Joints and Unit Bearing

I have some weird sounds coming from the pass side (up at the front wheel). Assuming it is either the axle u joint or the unit bearing... I may just replace both since the vehicle is 12 years old. Are the drive shaft u joints and the axle u joints the same?? was looking at this one

http://www.quadratec.com/products/52302_101.htm

is this the correct one for the axle?? Also the cost of the unit bearing varies like crazy, saw one for $250 and then all the way down to $40ish.... there is one on the Quadratec

http://www.quadratec.com/products/52417_05.htm

what do you guys think?

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Unread 12-27-2012, 05:18 PM   #2
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What model is your axle? And if it is an older one do you have ABS?
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Unread 12-28-2012, 06:19 AM   #3
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it is a Dana 30 and as far as I know it does not have ABS. The Cherokee is a 2000
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Unread 12-28-2012, 05:24 PM   #4
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For a 2000 model dana 30 you will need the 297 u-joints, the 260's came in the older pre '95 models without ABS.
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  2. Sold'99 WJ limited, 4.7L, 3" IRO lift. Bilstein shocks, JK rubicon wheels, 255/70/17's, carolina driveshaft, IRO adjustable control arms, IRO adjustable A-arm
  3. Sold '00 TJ, 4" lift, rusty's adjustable control arms, skyjacker shocks, rock krawler adj. trac-bar,rugged ridge SYE and RE driveshaft, soft 8's, 35" mud king xt's,XJ HP D30 w/aussie locker, 4:88 yukon gears, hella 500's, rock crusher diff covers
4. 04 Dodge ram 1500 quadcab, yes, it has a hemi.
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