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U-Joint, 5/8"-36 Spline to 3/4" Round Weld-On

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Specs
Material Type:
Steel
Sold in Quantity:
Each
Spline Count:
36
Finish:
Black Oxide
End #1:
3/4 inch Round
MFG. Part #:
401-50630-PLN
Set Screw Included:
No
Overall Length:
3.75
Shaft Diameter:
.75
Outside Diameter:
1.52
Max Operating Angle:
30
U-Joint, 5/8"-36 Spline to 3/4" Round Weld-On

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Reviews (12)

Q & A (1)

What's in the Box

Info

Dont jeopardize your safety with inferior quality steering components. Speedway offers only the finest steering U-joints available. Made by Sweet Manufacturing. This steering universal joint is the highest quality for racing or street use.

  • Full compliment bearings
  • Forged Vanadium steel yokes and u-joint
  • Highest quality for racing or street
  • Features needle bearing u-joints
  • 5/8"-36 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.

Item Details

Vega, Corvair, GM Rack
5/8"-36 Spline

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.

Customer Reviews

Rated 4.9 out of 5 by 12 reviewers.
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Bill
Verified Purchaser
Marble Falls, Texas

Awesome Priduct

October 15, 2015
Quality Product, Perfect Fit, Pettit size for tight locations !
Yes, I recommend this product.
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bones
Verified Purchaser
Spokane, WA.

Great joint

September 14, 2015
Was the part I needed and very fast shipping. Thank you!
Pros:
  • Fittment
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Bad bus
Verified Purchaser
Grand jct. Co,

This is a verry grate product.

May 11, 2015
This worked perfect on my project.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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1949shoebox
Tennessee

Great fit

October 13, 2014
used to install rack and pinion in shoebox ford. Worked great on the Cavalier Rack.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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JC1930
Verified Purchaser
Wisconsin, USA

Good product but room for improvement

May 14, 2014
The U-joint worked great for my application. I would recommend having another set screw on the 3/4" round end for the just in case. I drilled a tapped mine just for sake of mind.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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RonB
Verified Purchaser
Oak Lawn ,Il

fit perfect

March 13, 2013
I used it on my after market vega box and the spline fit perfect!
Pros:
  • Quality made
Cons:
  • would be nice if it had a screw on the 3/4 side
Yes, I recommend this product.
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dondatsun
Verified Purchaser
Lakewood Calif

"I would buy this product again"

January 29, 2012
Building a Street Rod and joint is perfect for my application but would work as well on other app's.
Pros:
  • Versatile
  • Durable
  • Easy To Use
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Mike
Verified Purchaser
Troy, MI

Nice Product

January 28, 2012
These joints look to be of excellent quality and the best part is they are MADE in USA in Mich! Very easy to use as well with good welding skills anybody can use these joints. When you put your trust in a part and your life is on the line like with a steering joint; its nice to know that it was MADE in USA!
Pros:
  • Versatile
  • Easy To Use
  • High-Performance
  • Lightweight
  • Durable
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Iambigperm
Verified Purchaser
Las Vegas

Great part

May 29, 2011
Perfect for making the steering shaft in my big block vega.
Pros:
  • Value
  • Versatile
Yes, I recommend this product.
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no such thing as too low
Verified Purchaser
norton shores, MI

quality product

April 06, 2011
fit the vega box perfect.
Pros:
  • Easy To Use
  • Versatile
  • Lightweight
  • Durable
  • Perfect application
  • High-Performance
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Product Q&A

1 questions : 1 answers

1 answers

will this fit on a speedway vega steering gear

kbuckloo
April 01, 2014

will this fit on a speedway vega steering gear

Answers

April 01, 2014
EricM
Yes this 5/8"-36 spline U joint will fit on both our Speedway and Flaming River Vega steering boxes.
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