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Unread 02-18-2009, 09:55 AM   #1
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U-Joint and Ball-Joint question

Who makes the best U-Joint, Ball-Joints, and unit bearings for stock TJ application? I need U-Joints that you can be used on the highway, so no CTM style ones.

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Unread 02-18-2009, 10:19 AM   #2
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Why wouldn't you want to use the CMT u-joints on the highway?
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Unread 02-18-2009, 10:50 AM   #3
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Everyone has told me that they will burn up if you use them for highway driving.
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Unread 02-18-2009, 11:01 AM   #4
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Everyone has told me that they will burn up if you use them for highway driving.
Sounds like a case of "free advice". I've not heard anything like this. There is no mention of a problem with highway use on their web site and I would think there would be if it was truely a problem. If I'm going to produce a product with a life time warranty I think I might discourage the user from doing things with my product that will cause it to fail.
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Unread 02-18-2009, 11:10 AM   #5
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If U-joints are your game, then Spicer is your name.
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Unread 02-18-2009, 11:28 AM   #6
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Sounds like a case of "free advice". I've not heard anything like this. There is no mention of a problem with highway use on their web site and I would think there would be if it was truely a problem. If I'm going to produce a product with a life time warranty I think I might discourage the user from doing things with my product that will cause it to fail.
From what I have researched they are not rated for speeds over 40 mph because they do not use needle bearings in them. They are intended for off-road use only.
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