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GCK Axles- Anyone tried these?
Posted 27 August 2003 - 02:06 PM
Going for around $100. No core charge obviously.
Posted 28 August 2003 - 12:52 AM
so I took it back and got a re-man.. which lasted untill ... probably still, I dont think it has broken yet (you would have to ask the guy that has it now!! )
i wouldnt waste my money on those again.. but thats just me!
Posted 28 August 2003 - 08:21 AM
They do a similar thing for Honda axles, which I have heard are notorious for being crap.
I picked mine up from Auto Parts Plus (in Canada). They list for CAD$165 + $75 core, per axle. However, if you know the parts guys, they might give you jobber prices (CAD$100 + $75 core).
Posted 28 August 2003 - 09:48 AM
I don't think anyone outside of Canada carries Mevotech from what I gather. Anyone know?
Posted 28 August 2003 - 10:22 AM
I noticed your in the Bay Area, then make a trip up to Albany Driveline (in Albany). they make a quality rebuild along with custom 4wd stuff with a quarantee nice folks too. There into rock crawling/4wd stuff and do stuff right. Fair prices too. A few of us NorCals have been using them with satifaction, they are actually heavier than stock ones w/ much nicer boots = more material good.
Posted 28 August 2003 - 11:36 AM
All I could find in Albany is a place called United Driveline Service on San Pablo. Is that it? Do you have an address or #?
Posted 28 August 2003 - 02:35 PM
Posted 28 August 2003 - 09:23 PM
If anyone is about to buy axles from a place that does custom work then it might be worth seeing if they would ship the guts out for cryogenic treatment before they assemble it. Diversified charges $1.65 each for parts under 4 oz and $5 per pound for non-specific stuff(which these are) so it would be probably $25 extra with shipping per axle to cryo the important parts. Still less than new SOA parts.
PS See how easily I spend other peoples money to test my ideas
PPS I use axles from NAPA and Autozone and they both suck equally but I am way too abusive with my driving.
Posted 28 August 2003 - 10:27 PM
I just ordered a reman axle tonight for the RX the other side will need one soon.
I know GKN makes new axles for some subes. but it is a bit pricy 150 or so.
a bit unrelated but has any one had the inner bearing pop out when driving out the outer joint?
Posted 28 August 2003 - 11:48 PM
Originally posted by chef_tim
Hi Brad!!! Napa here uses CCT Axles. What brand do they use there on the Right coast???
Hi Tim whats shakin???
I'm not sure of the brand offhand but I will try to look tomorrow as I have one stashed at the garage. It is a plain cardboard box with black and red lettering for what thats worth. Say hello to Vicky for me.
Posted 05 September 2003 - 09:01 AM
The axles at United were $75, with a $35 core. Excellent quality. I don't think they do anything "space age" like ship or internet sales (they don't even take credit cards!), but their quality and knowledge of the product is worth it.
United Drive Line Service
810 San Pablo Ave
(510) 527 6879
Posted 05 September 2003 - 09:12 AM
I cannot stress enough the importance of staying clear of ARI axles (greenish-blue and white box). Those are the absolute worst axles I have ever installed on my car. The retailers that sold them to me had no problem when I brought them back (and there were many different retailers).
I understand CVaxles.com has a pretty good product, some of the others here are familiar with them, I am not.
Posted 05 September 2003 - 04:10 PM
Posted 05 September 2003 - 04:54 PM
Anyone tried A1 Cardone axles?
Posted 14 September 2003 - 01:02 AM
Good on you trying the untried! Saves me money,,,LOL. Let us know how they work out.
Posted 20 September 2003 - 10:51 PM
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