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greaseable u joints ?

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by BAMFTACO, Dec 8, 2010.

  1. Dec 8, 2010 at 10:42 AM
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    BAMFTACO

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    I have the basic prerunner package and I don't have the greaseable u joints and I was thinking of going to my local pepboys andthey sell replacement ones for 20 bucks but are they worth having that's my question
     
  2. Dec 8, 2010 at 10:46 AM
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    are your joints bad?
    if not
    then if it isnt broke dont fix it......
    :D
     
  3. Dec 8, 2010 at 10:49 AM
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    User serviceable wear items are always better to have IMO, but whether the pep boys parts are any better of a part and would outlast a non-serviceable factory one I do not know. Try them out and report back..........
     
  4. Dec 8, 2010 at 10:50 AM
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    I might get them when I hit 60000 miles on my truck and all the other major things I need to replace
     
  5. Dec 8, 2010 at 10:52 AM
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    understood but if nothing is wrong why look for something to do???
    when there going bad then...
    just my .02

    i dont have them problems as i have a or but i have 100's other problems:eek::D

    good luck
     
  6. Dec 8, 2010 at 10:56 AM
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    I've also been lookin at one piece drive shaft too can some explain an advantage for that
     
  7. Dec 8, 2010 at 10:57 AM
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    1 less u joint and no carrier bearing
    :D
     
  8. Dec 8, 2010 at 11:02 AM
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    I knew that and also less moving parts but wat bout performance like if you get an aluminum drive shaft and its lighter than stock would it make a difference
     
  9. Dec 8, 2010 at 11:08 AM
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    aluminum is stronger and lighter...yes
    but also more $$$$$
     
  10. Dec 8, 2010 at 11:10 AM
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    Ya that's true and thanks for the help
     
  11. Dec 8, 2010 at 11:11 AM
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    n/p good luck
     
  12. Dec 8, 2010 at 11:16 AM
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    Exactly why I want someone else to try it out, for informational purposes for the future. Mine aren't having an issue and even if they do within the next 18000 miles, it'll be the dealership's problem anyway since I still have that much left on my drivetrain warranty:D
     
  13. Dec 8, 2010 at 4:22 PM
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    Yes, rotational weight makes a nice difference in acceleration. Doesnt add hp, but moves your hp/tq curve more towards the left.
     
  14. Dec 9, 2010 at 12:01 PM
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    The only reason for saying that is because my friends doing it on his truck and its a pain its something someone can do on there own but take your time on it I forgot to take pics but if you look online there's a lot of people that do it by themselves
     
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