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Unisteer 8050430 Steering U-Joint-9/16 In-26 Spline to 3/4 Inch Smooth

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Specs
Material Type:
Stainless Steel
Overall Length:
3.75
Sold in Quantity:
Each
Finish:
Polished
Outside Diameter:
1.25
End #1:
3/4 inch Round
End #2:
9/16"-26 spline
Spline OD:
.5625
Spline Count:
26
MFG. Part #:
8050430
Set Screw Included:
Yes
Max Operating Angle:
30
Unisteer 8050430 Steering U-Joint-9/16 In-26 Spline to 3/4 Inch SmoothUnisteer 8050430 Steering U-Joint-9/16 In-26 Spline to 3/4 Inch Smooth
Unisteer 8050430 Steering U-Joint-9/16 In-26 Spline to 3/4 Inch Smooth

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Unisteer 8050430 Steering U-Joint-9/16 In-26 Spline to 3/4 Inch Smooth

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What's in the Box

These polished stainless steel U-joints look & function beautifully and use non-pinch bolts which will need to be either welded, cross-drilled and pinned or bolted.

The outside diameter of this steering universal joint is approximately 1.25" and the length is approximately 3.75" 

Learn more about u-joints and steering systems by reading our tech article. U-Joint Selection and Design.

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

Stainless Steel
Not a pinch bolt style u-joint

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