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Old August 17th, 2014, 08:15 PM   #1
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How often are you swapping out ujoints? My set of spicers 5-760x rusted up and started to get tight after about 14mo of wheeling? Should I just expect to swap them that often? Or Should I install with better grease? What are you guys doing? I power wash the truck after every outing and nut and bolt before every pre trip. Something I'm missing on my maintenance?
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Old August 17th, 2014, 09:01 PM   #3
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I've never had dana 30 joints last that long. Lol

I personally stay away from greats able ujoints and only run spicers.
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So when installing the new joints are you adding grease to the joint? Or just install as out of the box? I'm using non greaseable for strength.
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Install as they are.
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I've never had dana 30 joints last that long. Lol

I personally stay away from greats able ujoints and only run spicers.
Agreed. We use Spicer joints from DTS.
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Unless you are jumping up to Super Joints, go with Spicers only. Yes, add extra grease. DON'T POWER WASH THEM. You will force water into them.
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