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Unread 08-19-2014, 02:40 PM   #1
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Best driveline u-joints?

Not having luck searching.

What are the best u-joints for the front driveline of my 93 ZJ?

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Unread 08-19-2014, 05:01 PM   #2
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Unread 08-19-2014, 05:44 PM   #3
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And if not Spicer then get Spicer instead.
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Unread 08-20-2014, 01:06 AM   #4
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I have a couple of these Spicer ujoints for my 96 front D30 axles sitting in my Amazon wishlist for when I get around to it. I've read where you're supposed to measure the cup size dia to make sure you're getting the right/same ones which I've yet to do.

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Unread 08-20-2014, 06:53 PM   #5
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I got spincer 5-785x.

Thanks guys.
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Unread 08-20-2014, 07:15 PM   #6
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I got spincer 5-785x.

Thanks guys.
You were supposed to get Spicer not spincer.
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Unread 09-20-2014, 12:39 PM   #7
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lol.

Kinda pissed me off to get my joints and see one box that the 1310X and 5-785X have crosses made in Mexico and China.
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Unread 09-20-2014, 03:35 PM   #8
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Kinda feel betrayed don't you? It maybe more than just economics in play. It may be that we just don't have enough metal on hand in the US to meet demand. What we do have is probably allotted to more important stuff like empty buildings, ect. Sure isn't going to new bridges. Who knows
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Unread 09-21-2014, 04:29 AM   #9
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Kinda feel betrayed don't you?
Hey, that's just capitalism in action! But that's something for a different forum
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Unread 09-21-2014, 12:41 PM   #10
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When I was a kid capitalism was regulated. We used trade tariffs to promote the domestic economy and made a living wage that allowed one man to support a family as a tradesman.

Lat time I buy from spicer. Why pay more for chinese parts?
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Unread 09-21-2014, 12:45 PM   #11
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When I was a kid capitalism was regulated. We used trade tariffs to promote the domestic economy and made a living wage that allowed one man to support a family as a tradesman.

Lat time I buy from spicer. Why pay more for chinese parts?
What will you buy then?
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Unread 09-21-2014, 01:18 PM   #12
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Its easy to blanket statement companies, but you have to do the research on each part, some are sourced some are not even within a particular part. But I do agree with 93. A lot of the mess is own fault.
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