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Old October 12th, 2012, 10:19 PM   #1
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Looking for a set of RCV's for a full size 79 f150 hp 44

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Old October 13th, 2012, 06:11 AM   #2
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Fwiw I sent an email to rcv about their lifetime warranty for buying shafts used. They said the warranty does not transfer. Now I'm not sure how they would know you weren't the original owner. I doubt they would, but just something to keep in mind. :)
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Old October 13th, 2012, 08:59 AM   #3
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Thanks for the heads up, I didn't know that. Altho hopefully I wouldn't need it on 35's
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I didn't either until sometime mentioned it when I saw a used jk set for sale. Probably have no issues with warranty but to save a couple hundred bucks i didn't feel like risking it.
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Old October 13th, 2012, 05:55 PM   #5
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Yeah I too noticed that people really dont offer that great a deal vs new. And the warranty thing would sure suck!
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Old October 14th, 2012, 07:28 PM   #6
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Hmmm not sure why they would hold there value so well. Maybe its because you guys were shopping for jeep parts
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Old October 14th, 2012, 07:39 PM   #7
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before you beef your 44, why not check out a 60?
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This would be the last step to a bullet proof axle for 35's realistically the largest tire size my rig will ever see. A 60 would of been a wise choice when i built it but hindsight is 20/20
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Old October 14th, 2012, 08:26 PM   #9
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Rcvs are my next step also.
I'm so sick of u joint binding
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Old October 15th, 2012, 10:15 PM   #10
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I'm so sick of u joint binding
How does one get a steering u-joint to bind?
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No one said steering u joint...
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That's what rcv's are. Front shafts and stubs with cv joints. A normal axle shouldn't bind a u joint unless you have a fancy custom one with 50 degree steering.
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So your telling me you've never owned any vehicle that the u joints bind when you turn? Every vehicle does. Stock or built..
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No. Why would they? Do you mean the clunking and jerking that can happen if you have it in four wheel drive on hard surfaces? If so that's not the steering joints.
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intelligence and jeeps don't typically go hand in hand. Wadey, go look over on pirate, there was a set in the for sale earlier today.
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And why would any manufacture make front axles that bind the u joints when you turn? I'm confused.
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This looks to be getting good:p

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