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determining drive shaft length!!!!

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by RootBreaker, Nov 16, 2004.

  1. RootBreaker

    RootBreaker 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    ok so now my driveshaft that was on my truck when I had a front d44 and 12" leafs is WAY too long with my front d60 and 6" leafs... how do I determine what size I need this cut down to? I do not want it to fall apart if flexed.. nor do I want it to be too long and go through my xfer case!!!!
    Thanks
    Jeff

    yall are helpful these days!!
    to that I am greatful!!
     
  2. dhdescender

    dhdescender 1/2 ton status

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    Measure the cap to cap distance with your new parts installed, and make your current shaft to match, or try to find a factor yone that will.
     

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