Front Axle Shafts : C-Clips vs. Full Circle Clips

I know it’s all the rage to beef up a factory axle housing when planning to run bigger tires but, I can assure you that well before you’ll ever come close to breaking a housing, you’re almost certainly break a factory front axle shaft. Of course, being that the break will almost always happen at the u-joint, the assumption that many tend to make is that all u-joints suck and should be replaced with something more exotic and indestructable like a CV joint. But, before you drop some serious coin on a set of RCV’s, I think it would be helpful to understand what is what, what exactly is going on and, why factory specific shafts tend to fail.

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Front Axle Shafts: C-Clips vs. Full Circle Clips

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