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14 bolt u joints

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by cluck, Jan 8, 2004.

  1. cluck

    cluck Newbie

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    alright i keep chunking u joints what are you all runing i seached but no help its a 1/2 ton shaft to 14 bolt and 205 t case iv been using some basterd joint in the rear and stock 1/2 ton on t case any advice.
     
  2. wayne

    wayne 3/4 ton status

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    Napa part #447 is what I used with no problems.
     
  3. MTBLAZER89

    MTBLAZER89 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I am running the #447 Napa joint. Holding up good so far /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  4. Beast388

    Beast388 1/2 ton status

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    alright i keep chunking u joints what are you all runing i seached but no help its a 1/2 ton shaft to 14 bolt and 205 t case iv been using some basterd joint in the rear and stock 1/2 ton on t case any advice.

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    We need more info about your rig to answer that with any accuracy. What year? original rear diff? tranny? T-case??
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  5. cluck

    cluck Newbie

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    its a 79 k5 the 14 bolt and 44 are out of a 79 long wheel base truck the 205 is out of the same truck the 350 turbo i had laying at home it has 10 in super lift springs no blocks thats basicly the specks
     
  6. 84_Chevy_K10

    84_Chevy_K10 Banned

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    3-3140, 1310 to 1350, which is Napa number 348.

    447 is for newer trucks with inside lockrings that use a Saginaw joint. My book says that this joint will NOT work for you, and you need the 348.
     
  7. 83ZZ502_Jimmy

    83ZZ502_Jimmy 1/2 ton status

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    I'll second that! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  8. Beast388

    Beast388 1/2 ton status

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    I'll third that...

    A Napa #348 is what I used to mate my 1/2 ton, 12 bolt d-shaft to the 14BFF. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  9. cluck

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    thanks for the info ill see how long that holds up
     

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