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Can you convert a driveshaft?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Scrubby, Mar 20, 2006.

  1. Scrubby

    Scrubby 1/2 ton status

    Dec 1, 2001
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    Boise, ID
    I have a old style front drive shaft in my '72 with the yoke style connection to the CV and I want to swap in an '80 np205 with the flange style yoke. I just had the drivelines extended and the CV rebuilt last year when I put the lift on. I have the front drive line from the 80, but it is junk. Can a drive line shop convert the good drive line to a flange? Or do I need to get the junk one rebuilt fully rebuilt and sized?
  2. goldwing2000

    goldwing2000 Guest

    Should be as simple as attaching the flange to the existing yoke and checking the overall length.
  3. sweetk30

    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

    Nov 1, 2004
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    horseheads , ny 14845
    2 diffrent style cv heads. i dont think thay swap out.

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