Go Back   Jeep Garage - Jeep Forum > Jeep Platform Discussion > Grand Cherokee - WK

Join Jeep Garage Today
View Poll Results: Should I Replace the U-Joints?
Yes 9 69.23%
No 4 30.77%
Voters: 13. You may not vote on this poll

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
  #61  
Old 03-05-2013, 08:58 PM
spyder873's Avatar
Super Moderator
My Jeep: 2005 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Pittsburgh, Pa
Posts: 2,396
Thanks: 44
Thanked 36 Times in 34 Posts
Rep Power: 290318
spyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Re: I Found a Shop That Can Replace WK U-Joints…

Cool !! I look forward to hearing more !
__________________

__________________
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee , 5.7 hemi,Blistein HD shocks and struts , Eibach pro-kit , 20" SRT Reps, Nitto NT420s 275-55-20 tires, AFE stage 2 dry cold air kit Billet Technology catch can , Imatation leather disco steering wheel cover ..... more to come
Reply With Quote
  #62  
Old 03-06-2013, 09:58 AM
justin-overland's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2006 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: finger lakes region
Posts: 110
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Rep Power: 60236
justin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Just did another 10 miles at 60mph. Drives like new. No vibs or shimmys
__________________

__________________
Reply With Quote
  #63  
Old 03-06-2013, 10:12 AM
spyder873's Avatar
Super Moderator
My Jeep: 2005 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Pittsburgh, Pa
Posts: 2,396
Thanks: 44
Thanked 36 Times in 34 Posts
Rep Power: 290318
spyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Re: I Found a Shop That Can Replace WK U-Joints…

Sweet!!
__________________
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee , 5.7 hemi,Blistein HD shocks and struts , Eibach pro-kit , 20" SRT Reps, Nitto NT420s 275-55-20 tires, AFE stage 2 dry cold air kit Billet Technology catch can , Imatation leather disco steering wheel cover ..... more to come
Reply With Quote
  #64  
Old 03-06-2013, 04:00 PM
stashgto's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2008 3.7L WK
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Staten Island N.Y.
Posts: 718
Thanks: 0
Thanked 18 Times in 18 Posts
Rep Power: 109916
stashgto has a reputation beyond reputestashgto has a reputation beyond reputestashgto has a reputation beyond reputestashgto has a reputation beyond reputestashgto has a reputation beyond reputestashgto has a reputation beyond reputestashgto has a reputation beyond reputestashgto has a reputation beyond reputestashgto has a reputation beyond reputestashgto has a reputation beyond reputestashgto has a reputation beyond repute
Re: I Found a Shop That Can Replace WK U-Joints…

__________________
Reply With Quote
  #65  
Old 03-08-2013, 11:55 PM
justin-overland's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2006 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: finger lakes region
Posts: 110
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Rep Power: 60236
justin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Re: I Found a Shop That Can Replace WK U-Joints…

100miles today all is good.
driving to newyork city next weekend that will be the real test. 500+mile trip
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #66  
Old 03-13-2013, 11:33 PM
Member
My Jeep: 2005 4.7L WK
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Srilanka
Posts: 85
Thanks: 2
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 601
Kevman is on a distinguished road
Re: I Found a Shop That Can Replace WK U-Joints…

bump! how is the shaft holding up so far?
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #67  
Old 03-14-2013, 07:54 PM
justin-overland's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2006 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: finger lakes region
Posts: 110
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Rep Power: 60236
justin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Re: I Found a Shop That Can Replace WK U-Joints…

got about 400miles on it now and its till good. ive gone just under 110mph with no problems. im doing a 500 mile trip to NYC and back this Sunday
also a 2500 mile trip to Maine and Connecticut on 4/4/13 so that will be a good final test.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #68  
Old 03-15-2013, 05:00 AM
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Australia
Posts: 827
Thanks: 1
Thanked 27 Times in 24 Posts
Rep Power: 1658893
Gojeep has a reputation beyond reputeGojeep has a reputation beyond reputeGojeep has a reputation beyond reputeGojeep has a reputation beyond reputeGojeep has a reputation beyond reputeGojeep has a reputation beyond reputeGojeep has a reputation beyond reputeGojeep has a reputation beyond reputeGojeep has a reputation beyond reputeGojeep has a reputation beyond reputeGojeep has a reputation beyond repute
Re: I Found a Shop That Can Replace WK U-Joints…

Good result and better than I expected.
__________________

My web site below:
www.go.jeep-xj.info

Invention is a combination of brains and materials.
The more brains you use, the less materials you need!
Reply With Quote
  #69  
Old 03-16-2013, 09:44 PM
justin-overland's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2006 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: finger lakes region
Posts: 110
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Rep Power: 60236
justin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
So two hours in to my trip one of the u joint caps slid half way out. Luckly i cought it befor i threw the hole shaft. Nothing a dollar store hammer and a hole role of black tape wont fix lol. Drove aonther two hours on the tape job.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #70  
Old 03-16-2013, 11:19 PM
spyder873's Avatar
Super Moderator
My Jeep: 2005 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Pittsburgh, Pa
Posts: 2,396
Thanks: 44
Thanked 36 Times in 34 Posts
Rep Power: 290318
spyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond reputespyder873 has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Re: I Found a Shop That Can Replace WK U-Joints…

Quote:
Originally Posted by justin-overland View Post
So two hours in to my trip one of the u joint caps slid half way out. Luckly i cought it befor i threw the hole shaft. Nothing a dollar store hammer and a hole role of black tape wont fix lol. Drove aonther two hours on the tape job.
I did this with My Yj ,lol . It really works kinda well,lol. I have also used Tie-wire or Bailing wire .
__________________
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee , 5.7 hemi,Blistein HD shocks and struts , Eibach pro-kit , 20" SRT Reps, Nitto NT420s 275-55-20 tires, AFE stage 2 dry cold air kit Billet Technology catch can , Imatation leather disco steering wheel cover ..... more to come
Reply With Quote
  #71  
Old 03-17-2013, 12:31 AM
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 122
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 1048
Boomer914 is on a distinguished road
Well I picked up a used shaft off eBay, 100 bones, works fine. Take the hundred bucks and go the safe route
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #72  
Old 03-17-2013, 08:32 AM
justin-overland's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2006 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: finger lakes region
Posts: 110
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Rep Power: 60236
justin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond reputejustin-overland has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
I aint scared. Im gunna get this thing worken.
__________________

__________________
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not 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 Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Why I hate cv joints Joe in PA Grand Cherokee - WJ 5 09-10-2013 03:16 PM
ball joints dssilvestri Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 2 04-12-2012 12:33 PM
found hid's need advice.. havent found in search... Badassgrandcherokee Visual Modifications 5 02-14-2011 12:54 PM
Custom exhaust installed, new custom shop found in NOVA! bruckerben Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 54 11-15-2010 01:01 PM
cv joints need help erleep Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 1 07-11-2010 10:46 AM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:41 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 - JeepGarage.Org
The Jeep Grand Cherokee Owners Community