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How good is Jesse's shaft?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by divorced, Feb 3, 2005.

  1. divorced

    divorced 3/4 ton status

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    ...rear CV driveshaft that is! Who has one of Jesse's rear CV driveshafts on a daily driver (ie - not trail only rig)? How many miles do you have on one? How long can I expect one to last? Are they greasable? I am really scared of the long term dependability of a CV shaft, that's why I don't have any CV's on my K20. Any opinions welcome...
     
  2. jekbrown

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    i dont know... what I do know is that when I lay my entire rigs 6000 pounds on one of my HAD shafts, it sucks it up... do the same with a stock shaft and compare the durability then. :grin:

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    Buddy of mine has a newer style S-10 blazer on 46" Claws, 5.13's dreoit, 14BFF/D60 and he has about 10k miles on one of jesses High Angle CV's with 1410's. Just as tight today as it was when it was brand new.
     
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    if anything, a CV should give you more life than a non CV- Yes, there are more moving parts, and more points of failure, but if built right (like HAD shafts), it is acutally more life because the needle bearings dont have to do as much work. I think he can build them to spec for you on greasable or not. I personally prefer greasable. Just a quick squirt every other oil change and your golden.
     
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    All of mine in the rear are non-greasable. My front 42* CV has a fitting on every cap and on the front pinion, another non-greasable 1410.

    Jesse will build your shafts however you want.
     
  6. divorced

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    Thanks guys, I will call Jesse when I need one. Now, time to get to work on a new project...
     
  7. FRIZZLEFRY

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    I got a High Angle 1350 slip yoke CV shaft when I had a 208.When I got my 203/205 combo I sent it back to him to put a flange on it and cut it down so I could use it again :D

    Jess does good work :D
     
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    Thats another cool thing about Jesse, he will modify yer existing shaft to fit yer applicaiton if you modify yer suspension or drivetrain or whatnot, alot of places will tell you to get a new one.
     

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