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Wet Cloth U Joint Weld

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If you're a bad or inexperienced welder, it's probably not a good idea to go welding your steering components. And even if you're a great welder, the shaft should be drilled and pinned as an added safety measure to ensure the shaft won't come apart in the event the weld cracks and fails. We wrapped the u-joint in a wet cloth diaper to keep the grease seals from melting from the heat of welding.