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Question U Joint

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Building Q&A / FAQ' started by Garrett Jones, Apr 17, 2019 at 01:14.

  1. Garrett Jones

    Garrett Jones New Member

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    Hello,

    I'm intending to build a 2 DOF full frame motion sim. The only aspect of the build I have some uncertainties about is the u-joint. Where is the best place to get one, and what is a rough estimate on how much it will cost?

    Thanks!
  2. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR - The Next Generation Staff Member Moderator

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    The cheapest option is to get get an old car tailshaft and cut the u-joint flange off and weld a mount plate to it.
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