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U Joints and Carrier Bearing: What to Buy

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by SanJuanTacoma06, Jan 15, 2015.

  1. Jan 15, 2015 at 1:46 PM
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    SanJuanTacoma06

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    I am having some squeaking and vibrations that I've narrowed to the carrier bearing or a u joint, so I have decided to replace them all. Where is the best place to find these? Any recommendations on brands, vendors, etc?
     
  2. Jan 17, 2015 at 3:05 PM
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  3. Jan 18, 2015 at 12:50 AM
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    Those are for sure the correct ones for a 2006 4 dr, 4wd, TRD?
     
  4. Jan 18, 2015 at 2:12 AM
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    I am still unable to identify a part number for the front ujoint of the front driveshaft of my '11 AC, six speed.

    Howard
     
  5. Jan 19, 2015 at 10:02 AM
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    SanJuanTacoma06

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    After further research it appears that this is correct. This page offers a list of interchangeable replacements that seems accurate from what I've read elsewhere: http://www.northerndrivetrain.com/product/SPI-5-213X.html

    I ordered the Spicer 5-213x, and it will get here tomorrow. I am going to install tomorrow after measuring to ensure is indeed the correct part. I will update everyone after.
     
  6. Jan 20, 2015 at 10:31 AM
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  7. Jan 24, 2015 at 1:49 PM
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  8. Jan 24, 2015 at 1:55 PM
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    Does this include front axle u-joints?
     
  9. Jan 26, 2015 at 8:55 PM
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    My carrier bearing is making sound and I wanna replace it before it blows out and leaves me stranded. Does anyone know of a write up? I have searched and not found one.
     
  10. Jan 26, 2015 at 9:01 PM
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    phillstill

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    I just used these videos from YouTube

    http://youtu.be/JurluoSxJHI

    http://youtu.be/mEpalolXAFo
     
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  11. Jan 26, 2015 at 9:03 PM
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    Thanks Phill. How difficult would you say it is to do just the CB and how long would it take?
     
  12. Jan 26, 2015 at 9:06 PM
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    Twin Turbo!!!!! whoosh whoosh pshshshssh
    I took me few hours but I had messed up one of my u-joints and had to go pick up a new one. If I have to do it again I would say I could do it in one hour.
     
  13. Jan 26, 2015 at 11:01 PM
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    Now that Im thinking about this, am I going to blow the new CB if I dont do a drop? I have 2" lift in front ~1.5" in back.
     
  14. Jan 27, 2015 at 5:25 AM
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    Twin Turbo!!!!! whoosh whoosh pshshshssh
    I don't think you would destroy it without the drop. I drove around for years with a 2.5" lift in the front and 1" lift in the back, and I never experienced and issues with the carrier bearing.
     
  15. Feb 12, 2015 at 11:35 AM
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    Wondering the same thing. Does anyone know if the front u joints are the same as the rear u joints? Looking in other places I am getting conflicting information.
     
  16. Feb 13, 2015 at 2:22 PM
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    I know the u-joints on the shaft going to the front axle are not the same as the rear axle in my truck.
     
  17. Feb 13, 2015 at 5:38 PM
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    subbed for carrier bearing part number.
     
  19. Feb 13, 2015 at 5:51 PM
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    Thank you bigmooze.
     

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