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Sweet Mfg. Steering U-Joint, 1 In 48-Spline to 3/4 In Round, GM Column

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Specs
Material Type:
Steel
Sold in Quantity:
Each
Finish:
Black Oxide
End #1:
3/4 inch Round
Spline Count:
48
MFG. Part #:
401-50618
Set Screw Included:
Yes
Max Operating Angle:
30
Sweet Mfg. Steering U-Joint, 1 In 48-Spline to 3/4 In Round, GM Column

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Details

Reviews

Q & A

What's in the Box

Don't jeopardize your safety with inferior quality steering components. Speedway offers only the finest steering U-joints available. Made by Sweet Manufacturing. These steering universal joints have a 3/4" round weld-on end.

  • Full compliment bearings
  • Forged Vanadium steel yokes and u-joint
  • Highest quality for racing or street
  • Features needle bearing u-joints
  • 1"-48 Spline
Learn more about u-joints and steering systems by reading our tech article. U-Joint Selection and Design.

Note: GM columns measure slightly less than 1" while IDIDIT and Flaming River columns measure a true 1".  DO NOT interchange these u-joints.

Application

When purchasing U-Joints, 3 easy steps will help ensure that they will be correct for your application.

STEP 1
Be sure to measure the diameter of the shaft and count the number of splines on the shaft. Some shafts have a blank spot ground on one side. To get the correct number of splines, use a flat edge and cover the blank half of the shaft through the diameter and count the splines on the other half. Multiply that number by 2, thus giving you the total number of splines on the full circumference of the shaft.

STEP 2

Choose which shaft type best suits your application: 3/4" weld on, 3/4" DD or 1" DD.

STEP 3
With these two pieces of information at hand, refer to our chart to find the appropriate part number of the ujoint for your specific application.

Notes

Tech Tip #1: When using more than two universal joints in a system, a support heim must be used.

Tech Tip #2: Increasing a U-Joint's angle of operation beyond 30° dramatically increases the stress on the joint, weakening the whole steering mechanism. If a greater angle is needed, add another u-joint.

Item Details

GM Column
1"-48 Spline

Customer Reviews

Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 4 reviewers.
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RECOMMEND THIS PRODUCT:

porky1
Verified Purchaser
Fargo, ND, USA

others that I have used would slide on

October 31, 2013
Splined end is too small ... had to force the part on the shaft
No, I would not recommend this product.
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racecar68dad
Soap Lake wa.

Hard to find this part elsewhere, worked

September 19, 2013
I looked all over locally, without success. Then I found Speedway and this part. Easy to find easy to buy, easy to install. This one part started my connection to speedway. Great company!!
Yes, I recommend this product.
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G Man
Verified Purchaser
Dinuba, CA

Steering U Loint

September 28, 2011
Worked great. Well made and had no problems with the way it fit. Would use this again.
Pros:
  • Easy To Use
  • Versatile
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Hot Rod Shop
Verified Purchaser
Tuscumbia, Al

As good as more expensive joints

August 28, 2010
Fit and worked as good as more expensive joints.
Pros:
  • Less Expensive
No, I would not recommend this product.
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Product Q&A

1 questions : 1 answers

1 answers

What is the overall length of this steering u-joint?

LaCabra
February 22, 2014

What is the overall length of this steering u-joint?

Answers

February 24, 2014
EricM
This U-joint is 3 3/4" long.
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