How to identify different u joint sizes

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  1. 99ncxj

    99ncxj Well-Known Member

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    just wondering if there is a measurement guide to determine u joint sizes. Mostly interested in 260's vs. 297's.
     
  2. willness33

    willness33 Well-Known Member

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    The 260 cap is less than 1" in diameter, the 297 is greater than 1" in diameter. Can't give you specifics, but that's the difference.
     
  3. muddin38yota

    muddin38yota Well-Known Member

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    5-260x is a dana 30 axle u-joint
    5-297x(old #)...changed to a 5-760x is a dana 44 axle
    u-joint
     
  4. lomodyj

    lomodyj Well-Known Member

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    5-297x came in TJ dana 30's
     
  5. Archdukeferdinand

    Archdukeferdinand Well-Known Member

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    And in HP non disco XJ 30s
     
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