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Offline dsrace

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steering joints?
« on: September 25, 2013, 08:25:39 PM »
ok guys what steering joints are we all using? pics? I've got the chrome pacific customs you weld in splined stubs and run a bolt through and have had one come loose and drop the shaft on me now. wanting to see options

http://www.pacificcustoms.com/ac425020-02.html

http://www.pacificcustoms.com/ac425161.html
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Re: steering joints?
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2013, 09:13:57 PM »
ya they sell those at speedway motors wharehouse south of me 20 min's but I always wanted to be able to change the joints and they all looked like they welded on one side.
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« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2013, 09:25:32 PM »
ya they sell those at speedway motors wharehouse south of me 20 min's but I always wanted to be able to change the joints and they all looked like they welded on one side.

Actually I used them and just drilled a roll pin thru them.  So far so good.....

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« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2013, 09:39:08 PM »
I only use sweets now.
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Re: steering joints?
« Reply #5 on: September 26, 2013, 05:17:47 AM »
I weld the smooth onto shaft, spline on other.  Not terrible to cut weld slip joint off and replace.  Sweet ones look good, and it says no slop!!
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Re: steering joints?
« Reply #6 on: September 26, 2013, 06:17:34 AM »
For lightweight buggies the cheaper ones work just fine. Heavier ,larger buggies will benefit from the better Sweet joints,IMO.
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Re: steering joints?
« Reply #7 on: September 28, 2013, 10:00:04 AM »
I have got to find time to weigh my rail  ;D   I will have to mod the steering shaft when I add ps this winter a long with another mod  ;) any ways so I might make the change then to the sweet ones to try them but  for now I am going to try a back up nut for the trip. having your steering u joint come off on the dunes really suck btw  rofl
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