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 Post subject: U-Joints: Spicer vs. Precision
 Post Posted: Wed Aug 21, 2013 12:04 pm 
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I posted earlier this week about replacing u joints on the YJ. I've always regarded Spicer as the best of the best. I was disappointed when I picked them up that they were made in China. Bear in mind, I don't automatically assume anything from China is junk. Oftentimes though, with all else being equal, the "Made in USA" product is superior. I passed up the lower cost Precision (Federal Mogul) joints which were made in the states for the more expensive Chinese Spicers. Did I make the right decision? I did use Precisions in the Corvette and haven't had any issues. Anyone have any thoughts?


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 Post subject: Re: U-Joints: Spicer vs. Precision
 Post Posted: Thu Aug 22, 2013 7:42 am 
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I always went either seriously cheap (with the intent on replacing them very often) or greaseable on my YJ. The greaseable ones still wore out on me, so I just went cheap towards the end.

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 Post subject: Re: U-Joints: Spicer vs. Precision
 Post Posted: Thu Aug 22, 2013 1:57 pm 
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Hmm, I just bought a set of spicers, I'll have to look at the package.

I always buy non-greaseable's for the axle shafts, they are stronger.

I use greaseable for the driveshafts.

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 Post subject: Re: U-Joints: Spicer vs. Precision
 Post Posted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 3:07 am 
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The ones i bought for my front axle joints are made in the usa spicers.

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