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U-Joint upgrade?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Devin Heiken_96taco, May 10, 2020.

  1. May 10, 2020 at 12:15 AM
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    Devin Heiken_96taco

    Devin Heiken_96taco [OP] New Member

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    1996 toyota tacoma Blue/purple 3.4 4x4
    3" leving kit in front
    Im in need of new u-joints and a center support bearing. Is there any heavier duty u joints i can get for my stock tacoma? or should i just continue with OEM??
     
  2. May 10, 2020 at 9:17 AM
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    slander

    slander Well-Known Member

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    Matsuba is OEM, use those. Avoid that Spicer crap. It's super rare that a toyota u joint actually breaks, they will wear out if you dont grease them.
     
  3. May 10, 2020 at 2:40 PM
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    Kevin Jones

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    I will replace mine with OEM when/If they go bad. They currently have 414,000 miles on the originals, so obviously pretty good quality.
     

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