Improper maintenance of your drive shaft can result in several issues with your trike. Maintaining these on a routine basis can adjust proper driving results on your trike. If you are experiencing shake or vibration in your steering, or your ride is not smooth, try starting with this simple step. This might help to resolve future issues.
Drive shaft gears are heavily lubricated on initial installation. With road miles and wear, build up may happen faster within the first 1000 miles and it is recommended that routine maintenance happens every 6000 miles. If you are removing your drive shaft and lubricating your u-joints without professional help you must ensure that proper re-alignment when re-installing. Not aligning your front u-joint with your drive shaft will result in vibration before reaching 25mph.