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SPL® U-joints’ Unbeatable Benefits

SPL u-joints offer a number of features that help you get the most out of your vehicle—as well as benefits that the competition simply cannot match.

  • Journal Cross
    • Engineered with a solid, cold-formed body to ensure better wear and overall strength
  • Bearing Cups
    • Heat-treated for strength, precision-ground and case-hardened for durability
  • Thrust Washers
    • Eliminate metal-to-metal contact, prevent wear and lower the overall operating temperature
  • Multi-Lip Seal
    • Includes a garter spring, seal guard, and a needle spacer
Light Vehicle SPL
SPL® U-joint


SPL U-joint Performance Packs

SPL U-Joint Performance PackNo matter what conditions you throw at your 4WD vehicle, trust non-greaseable SPL u-joints with the multi-lip seal for premium performance. And when you need it, Spicer 4WD u-joint performance packs have everything for a complete u-joint change-out—with just one part number to order.

Spicer 10® Series U-joints

Trust Spicer 10® Series u-joints to deliver the same balance capability and reduced driveline vibration that you expect from your original equipment parts. The patented manufacturing processes that go into the engineering Spicer parts help provide a tighter fit for increased durability in automotive applications.

What about the competition? Well, Spicer 10 Series u-joints left them in the dust. In laboratory testing, these u-joints performed more than 2x better than their closest competitor!

Plus, Spicer 10 Series u-joints are completely interchangeable, so you get total product compatibility with no change in part numbers. 

Light Vehicle 10 Series
Spicer 10® Series

Spicer 10® Series u-joints performed more than 2X better than the closest competitor. 

Find the U-joint that’s right for you

Spicer u-joints are part of a full line of Dana-backed parts designed to unleash the performance in your vehicle. Download our product literature, then contact your Spicer parts distributor and prepare yourself for unbeatable performance.

Tested. Proven. Trusted. Driven.

You can trust Spicer Life Series® (SPL®) and Spicer 10® Series u-joints to deliver the same, or better, performance as your original equipment parts. That’s because they are original equipment parts!U-Joint Animation

SPL® u-joints are available in both greasable and non-greasable options. Both offer unparalleled performance.


Spicer® products consistently outperform the competition, offering the durability and dependability you demand. Need proof? Just look at the results of fatigue tests in the charts below!

Plus, these parts are backed with a six-month, 50,000-mile warranty and an unbeatable level of service.

Whichever Spicer u-joint you choose, rest assured you’ll get heavy-duty performance for your hard-working, light-duty vehicle.

Axle Shaft U-Joints

Description Spicer Part #
Premium Spicer Life Series® (1350 Non-Greasable) 5-7166X
Premium Spicer Life Series® (1310 Non-Greasable) 5-760X
Genuine Spicer (1310 Greasable) 5-260X
Premium Spicer Life Series® (1410 Non-Greaseable) 5-1410-3X
Premium Spicer Life Series® (SPL® 70/1550 Non-Greaseable) SPL70-4X
Premium Spicer Life Series® - Blue (1310 Non-Greaseable) 5-760XC
Premium Spicer Life Series® - Blue (1350 Non-Greaseable) 5-7166XC
Premium Spicer Life Series® - Blue SPL70-1550XC

Spicer Life Series® U-joints

Looking for a longer life for your light-duty driveshaft? Look no further than the SPL u-joints. Cold-forged from high-quality steel, SPL u-joints deliver the strength and durability that today’s performance vehicles demand. You’ll get:

  • Greaseable u-joint or a non-greaseable (pre-lubricated for the life of the part) option
    • For optimal friction reduction and higher temperature resistance
  • Synthetic thrust washer
    • Eliminates friction and end galling
    • Prevents the heat that breaks down grease
  • Multi-lip seal
    • Keeps grease in—and contaminants out
    • Offers maximum retention in a wider range of environments

Spicer Life Series® Driveshaft U-Joint Performance Packs

Application Spicer Part #
2007-11 JK w/ Aftermarket 1310 Driveshafts with CV Front Driveshaft SPL® 1014JK
2007-11 JK w/ Aftermarket 1350 Driveshafts with CV Front Driveshaft SPL® 1029JK
2012-18 JK w/ Aftermarket 1310 Driveshafts with CV Front Driveshaft SPL® 1028JK
2012-18 JK w/ Aftermarket 1350 Driveshafts with CV Front Driveshaft SPL® 1030JK

Whats the Diff?


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