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U-Joints And Drive Shafts

U-Joints and drive shafts are one of the components that are usually overlooked when building a wheeler. Their failure can be not only dangerous at highway speeds but can be a real trip ender on the trail. Here we offer some of the top names in the U-Joint and Drive Shaft industry to help keep you on and off the road with confidence that you are properly equipped.

U-Joints and Drive Shafts Overview

Axle U-Joints

  • Unlike other extreme duty U-Joints, Alloy USA still uses the O.E.M style needle bearings instead of bushings to maintain the street ability on vehicles not equipped with locking hubs. Alloy USA Extreme Duty Axle U-Joints are a great way to increase the strength and reliability of your stock or aftermarket axles.

  • Dana Spicer Heavy Duty Axle U-Joints are a serviceable replacement for your original equipment J-Joints. Dana Spicer has a reputation for quality and consistency and has been an O.E.M. supplier of U-Joints practically since the invention of the truck.

  • The Dana Spicer line of PermaLube U-Joints features a superior forged body with no lube channel to help prevent breakage from today's high performance engines and big tires. These U-Joints feature an improved seal to prevent water from entering the U-Joint and washing out the grease.

  • The Dana Spicer line of replacement heavy-duty U-Joints is serviceable, which means it has an extended service life. When it comes time to replace your drive shaft U-Joints, go with Dana Spicer U-Joints that have been trusted by automotive O.E.M.s for over 50 years.

  • Dana Spicer upgraded PermaLube U-Joints feature improved seals to prevent water from entering the U-Joint, causing premature failure of the needle bearings. These U-Joints feature a superior forged body and do not have a lube channel to prevent breakage.

  • These unique U-Joints have two different series on the same joint to allow you to adapt drive shafts to different drivetrain components that don’t share the same size U-Joint. These U-Joints are available in most popular sizes.

  • Drive Shafts

    • Pro Comp C/V Style drive shafts are designed to work perfectly with their suspension systems. No longer do you have to attempt to find a driveshaft shop in your area that is competent enough to lengthen your shaft. We have these high quality all new shafts on the shelf ready to go that will fit right and work correctly the first time.

    • Skyjacker CV Style Drive Shafts are designed for lifted vehicles and made to work in conjunction with Skyjacker's transfer case Fixed Yoke Kit. These custom all new driveshafts are built to Skyjacker's demanding specifications for proper fitment.

    • Fabtech Heavy duty C/V style drive shafts, which may be necessary for use with some of their lift kits, are custom built with all new parts to give you the piece of mind that your truck or Jeep is built to Fabtech's demanding specifications. They will function the way they are designed too.