post #1 of Old 04-17-2012, 02:51 AM Thread Starter
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Front axle u-joints

Can anyone tell me the correct u-joint for the front axle on an 86 jeep cj. It has the 4 cylinder motor. I cant tell from the catalog. It just has measurements for the u joints. Just wanted to be sure before pulling the axle and finding out I got the wrong one. Thanks

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post #2 of Old 04-17-2012, 04:48 AM
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i just went to my local parts store and got the front axle u joints, %80 of the time they have been the right parts unless you try to get parts for an 81 and didnt know that it has a 75 motor in it lol

1981 jeep cj-7 258 with t-176 4 speed and 31x10.5x15 tires,
1979 jeep cj-5 gone but not forgotten
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post #3 of Old 04-17-2012, 06:38 AM
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assuming you have a D30, you'll need a 5-260X (ONLY BUY SPICER UJOINTS)!!!
http://www.northerndrivetrain.com/product/SPI-5-260X.html

when your ready to do the drive shaft u-joints, get these too... (1 kit per u-joint)
http://www.northerndrivetrain.com/pr...-2-70-18X.html

i believe these 5-153x u-joints are the correct ones for the d/s
http://www.northerndrivetrain.com/pr...PI-5-153X.html

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post #4 of Old 04-17-2012, 07:53 AM Thread Starter
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do the spicer u-joint have a grease fitting or is it even needed? The original ones lasted 26 years.
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post #5 of Old 04-17-2012, 08:11 AM
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the axle joints do not. the d/s joints do.
i recommend Mobile1 FULL synthetic grease for the u-joints and hub. (NOT in the lockout though)

make sure to fill in the joints with grease and squeeze out all the factory applied grease until your new stuff starts to ooze out.

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