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Old September 26th, 2013, 08:36 PM   #1
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Ok my joints are getting prety sloppy in my steering shaft
Should I get a stock replacement
Aftermarket had one, if so what brand
Or should I make my own and if so where do I get the parts
I'm also no looking to spend $300 either
What does Great Lakes think?
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Old October 10th, 2013, 07:51 PM   #3
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Anyone else?
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i got mine from someone who was parting out a yj.
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i got mine from someone who was parting out a yj.
I'm sure I could find one I was just seeing if I should upgrade or not
I'm running a 35" tire
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I was running 33's and now I'm running 34's and its been a couple of years since i replaced mine and its held up so far.
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I run a ford focus shaft.....has been on there for 6 years, 35s and now 39.5 tires.
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I run a ford focus shaft.....has been on there for 6 years, 35s and now 39.5 tires.
Is that a little beefier shaft?
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I've never seen a yj stock shaft fail, just u joints get sloppy.
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I had one fail several years ago. Replaced it with this.

http://www.4wheelparts.com/Brakes-St...Fe4-Mgod4TsAsg
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Lower u joint seized on mine, replaced with new stock piece and it's been fine for 5 years with 35s.
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I ripped out the rubber drive bushing between the 2 halves of the shaft. Did a field weld to get it back to camp.
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