Originally Posted by Jeeperz Creeperz
The drawback to the ball-type bearing is that it's great for the straight line guys, but bad for anything that takes a side load.
I've been running my axle for almost 5 years now on 39.5 Iroks and I'm not very nice to the jeep and the bearings are holding up fine. That is longer than the bearings on my stock D44 lasted.
If they were to blow out on my next trip, I woudln't feel that they owed me anything.