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Old 06-26-2019, 06:09 PM   #1
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Meyle HD Flex Joint/ Giubo?

Has anyone had experience with the Meyle HD flex joint/ giubo? The price for the kit with the replacement hardware is a good deal but want to make sure it's a good replacement before buying.
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Old 06-28-2019, 04:58 PM   #2
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Wouldn't trust it based on other recent Meyle experiences, but I haven't tried that
specific part from them.

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Meyle is one step above URO (URO = pure Chinese junk).

Spend the extra ~$20 and get a Bilstein/Febi, or you will be doing the job again in a few thousand miles to save that $20. Just my opinion...

Also, pay attention to the arrows on the giubo, they need to point at the flanges on the trans/output, or any brand will shred quickly and look like a rubber infused floor mop in short order.
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Wouldn't trust it based on other recent Meyle experiences, but I haven't tried that
specific part from them.

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Thank you for your input, I ended up ordering it the morning after I posted. I figured if it ended up failing early, I'd just get it replaced from FCP Euro, and it's not that hard of a job. It just arrived and it's in a nice box and it says it's made in Germany. I hope it is durable.
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Meyle is one step above URO (URO = pure Chinese junk).

Spend the extra ~$20 and get a Bilstein/Febi, or you will be doing the job again in a few thousand miles to save that $20. Just my opinion...

Also, pay attention to the arrows on the giubo, they need to point at the flanges on the trans/output, or any brand will shred quickly and look like a rubber infused floor mop in short order.
Thank you, I appreciate the tip and will make sure it is correct.
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it says it's made in Germany
That's good news, and somewhat unexpected- I'd give it the benefit of the doubt, then!

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Part made in Germany, or the package?
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