Originally Posted by Rich88
OK, I'm stupid on this one...
Never had a problem with, nor ever paid attention to any rag-joint issues. So question is: What typically goes wrong with rag-joints such that an XJ lower shaft would be more better?
They are a wear item that contributes to sloppy steering..it's an ancient design as well that AMC figured worked 'good enough'. They do soak up power steering fluid and oil really well though!