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    Gears and Unit Bearings

    Minor rant - Timken unit bearings made in South Korea. Yukon 4.88 gears made in CHINA!!

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    Not sure what to say, I run some pretty durable Timkens when they’re maintained.


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    Quote Originally Posted by JoeB-JKURX View Post
    Minor rant - Timken unit bearings made in South Korea. Yukon 4.88 gears made in CHINA!!
    These days: it's all a matter of QC.

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    My Yukon's were made in India.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JoeB-JKURX View Post
    Minor rant - Timken unit bearings made in South Korea. Yukon 4.88 gears made in CHINA!!
    Most gears have a stamped "K" on them; made in Korea in the same foundry...nothing new here though. Really no big deal...just the way of the world at this point. Now if some gear sets were made in USA, I'm sure we would be buying those if the quality was good.

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