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Old 09-05-2011, 05:53 PM
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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's an ancient design as well that AMC figured worked 'good enough'. They do soak up power steering fluid and oil really well though!
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