TECH TALK: A LITTLE INFORMATION ABOUT U-JOINTS

U-Joints A u-joint (universal joint) is basically a flexible pivot point that transmits power through rotational motion between two shafts not in a straight line. The u-joint needs to be flexible to compensate for changes in the driveline angle due to the constantly changing terrain under the vehicle. The u-joint is one of the oldest…

TECH TALK: Tilton Hydraulic Throw-Out Bearings (contains Video)

The 6000-Series hydraulic release bearings (HRBs) are designed for easy installation into many applications, typically mounted onto the transmission input shaft bearing retainer using the included threaded adjustable steel collar. Also included are braided lines and fittings. With 4 bearing options and both specific and universal kits, the 6000-Series HRB is the Tilton race-proven reliability…