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Propshaft uj and grease nipple balance.

PostPost by: Brian Walton » Fri Jun 02, 2006 11:00 pm

Aware of the problem of propshaft inbalance I have a question. I have just put in two new uj units (front and back of propshaft). Both have provision for a long grease nipple. Should I place the long nipples in the UJ's or leave them out and replace with a plug due to the possiblility of inbalance. I have placed the nipples at opposite positions within their positions to gain the most balance.

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PostPost by: john.p.clegg » Sat Jun 03, 2006 5:59 am

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The short answer is Don't know,but let us know if it has any effect when you run it....

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PostPost by: Brian Walton » Sat Jun 03, 2006 10:55 pm

Thanks for the suggestion John. For the moment I have just increased the thread up the nipple base and reduced its length. That should solve any balance problems.

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