Precision Brand U-Joints - Pirate4x4.Com : 4x4 and Off-Road Forum
 
Pirate4x4.Com : 4x4 and Off-Road Forum  

Go Back   Pirate4x4.Com : 4x4 and Off-Road Forum > Brand Specific Tech > Jeep - Non Hardcore
Notices

Reply
 
Share LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-15-2006, 08:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Member # 6426
Location: Midwest
Posts: 879
Precision Brand U-Joints

Are they any good? I can get a set for about half of the price of spicers for my 60 front. Running 37's.
__________________
Couple of YJ's without leafs.
..and a TJ project in the making
87YJ is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-16-2006, 08:32 AM   #2 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Member # 14270
Posts: 13
Those are the ones Napa uses now, right? I think I had a set of those a bunch of years ago, wore em out in about 5K miles, with 31s. Not worth it for a trail vehicle, maybe a street vehicle. Spicers ARE worth the money.

--Matt
egon is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Old 03-16-2006, 09:03 AM   #3 (permalink)
 
Join Date: May 2005
Member # 47977
Posts: 216
I held out for the spicer. Up here (canada) it was Neapco and Precision but no one could tell me anything about them. Local parts shop wanted $70.00 EACH for these. Wouldn't even quote me spicers. I bought spicers on ebay.
ksmith is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-16-2006, 12:46 PM   #4 (permalink)
Registered User
 
butch6924's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Member # 29636
Location: St. Louis
Posts: 696
Send a message via Yahoo to butch6924
I've used the precision ones before. They're better than the ones that AZ sells but not quite as good as the Spicer's. I've been told they're also made in China if that means anything to you.
butch6924 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-16-2006, 01:16 PM   #5 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Member # 46444
Posts: 20
I personally would only run spicers myself.
frankiefire702 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-16-2006, 08:31 PM   #6 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Member # 61360
Location: Mahanoy City PA
Posts: 162
same here spicers ar better i ran these with my 8.8 and i was changing them atleast 2 to 3 times a month
ribsyj is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-16-2006, 08:33 PM   #7 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Member # 61360
Location: Mahanoy City PA
Posts: 162
same here spicers are better i ran those percison with my 8.8 and i was changing them atleast 2 to 3 times a month i started going with spicers i was chaning them about once every 2 months
ribsyj is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-16-2006, 09:07 PM   #8 (permalink)
Granite Guru
 
kris1351's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Member # 40704
Location: Lewisville, Tx
Posts: 1,050
Get the Spicer solid ones at that. They don't have greasable fittings, but they are quite a bit stronger.
__________________
Kris
Buy it, use it, break it, fix it, trash it, change it, melt - upgrade it
--------------------------------------


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
- Free Pic Hosting & Blogs

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
- Premier Web Hosting Solutions
kris1351 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-17-2006, 02:15 AM   #9 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Member # 63690
Posts: 32
Personally, I have had fairly good luck with Precision U-joints. Both in the
drivesafts & the front axle.

The key is to get the "super strength" units with the case hardened body.
Not the "heavy duty" ones.
GeepRX is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-17-2006, 09:10 AM   #10 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Member # 6426
Location: Midwest
Posts: 879
Picked up the Spicers. Did get a Precision (was too cheap to pass up - $22) to carry as a trail spare. Precision joint is greasable (no solid) but is stamped MADE IN THE USA.
__________________
Couple of YJ's without leafs.
..and a TJ project in the making
87YJ is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-22-2006, 12:04 PM   #11 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Member # 44607
Posts: 4
I had a Precision (on rear drive shaft) that lasted 2 winter months. It was properly installed and greased. The needle bearings disintegrated.

NAPA replaced it for me, but I'd never want that in the Jeep again. It's in the trails spare box.
TeamCNY is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Pirate4x4.Com : 4x4 and Off-Road Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

** A VERIFICATION EMAIL IS SENT TO THIS ADDRESS TO COMPLETE REGISTRATION!! **

Email Address:
Insurance
Please select your insurance company (Optional)

Log-in


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:45 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.