The OEM Jeep CJ steering shaft assembly was not intended for the added stress of lifted bodies and oversize wheels and tires which cause premature wear. Borgeson manufactures a direct bolt-in heavy-duty replacement shaft assembly that includes a slip shaft, collapsible shaft and precision needle bearing u-joints. The steering shaft assembly is easy to change with common hand tools and you will experience vastly improved steering precision. Fits 1976-86 CJ manual steering. Heavy-duty assembly.