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Does Anyone Make......205 Questions

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 84 K5 4x4, Feb 6, 2007.

  1. 84 K5 4x4

    84 K5 4x4 1/2 ton status

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    Does anyone make a flat style yoke that is 10 spline for the front output shaft on a 205?:confused:
     
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    4X4HIGH 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Not that i'm aware of. The 32 spline front conversion will net you the most options for yokes. The output shaft swap is easy.
     
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    How easy is it to do? Do you have to do a complete teardown of the tcase?
     
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    All you need to do is remove all the bolts on the back cover plate and pull the shaft assembly out. I can't recall but i think the gear needs to be swapped over then reinstall. The only real issue is making sure that all the needle bearings don't fall out of the cover plate.
     
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    Thanks
     
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    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    bigger the splines count the bigger the shaft dia on the 205s. so you would only be making a weak link weaker.
     
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    Do you mind explaining what you mean. :confused:
     
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    10 spline = weak
    30 spine = better
    32 spline = best

    so like i stated the bigger the spline count the better. so flat flange on 10 spline just be a weak link in the long run.
     
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    Well what you said here leads to believe that going to a larger spline count and larger diameter shaft makes it weak. I've re-read this about 6 times now and i get the same thinking everytime.

    I agree with he smaller spline count and diameter being a weak link. More than a weak link though is the inability to choose different yokes configurations.
     
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    he asked ( Does anyone make a flat style yoke that is 10 spline for the front output shaft on a 205? )

    so i said ( bigger the splines count the bigger the shaft dia on the 205s.
    so you would only be making a weak link weaker. )

    so if you read his question then read my response. it will make sense.

    so if it dont make sense dont read it .
     
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    You obviously have a problem with me and you and i both know why. I was only asking for an explanation of what you meant since it made no sense to me after reading it 6 times. I was not being a smart ass and trying to start any crap either. Oh well, whatever. :mad:

    You never even answered the guys question let alone made any sense in what you said. :crazy:

    This makes the most sense and would have been the appropiate answer the first time.
     
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    Wow this is fun.

    Who all makes the conversion for the 32 splines?

    ORD,
     
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    Ya need to get a FORD NP205 to get the parts for the 32 spline swap
     
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    if i have a problem i try and do it threw pms. not in public to trash others posts. so if you dont like me or thinks i post add me to your ignore block section so you dont have to read my crap.

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    Are you sure? That sure does not sound right.:doah:
     
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    When I put a new clutch in my 77 Jimmy last year I swapped out it's 205 with no sidemount bolt holes for an earlier 205 case that had side mount bolt holes but the earlier one had a U yoke instead of a flat output so I swapped the shafts and yokes from the transfer cases. It was not too hard, didnt even need any directions. I never had a problem with 10 spline outputs but the flat flange mount c/v joint for the front driveshaft is way better than the earlier one so that is why I did it. I called ORD and they told me a 10 spline flat flange did not exist . I have a 73 plow/tow truck with a 454/465/205 that I have hammered on hard, the 10 spline output for the front output yoke has never had a problem so I have to call BS on saying it is weak. It has outlasted 3 driveshafts!
     
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    Yeah, he's sure--but it's OK 'cause you're not really putting Furd parts in a GM, they're really New Process parts.
    Jimbo
     
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    RIIIIIGHT, now I get what you are saying......kind of out the side of your mouth........I reread it and the way you worded it, it sounded like you were saying that I had to get rid om my "chevy" NP205 and get a "ford" in it's place.

    Which you don't HAVE to do.

    That's why I INITIALLY asked who made the conversion parts, not what FORD parts I needed.

    Thanks for your help, I think? JJ :)

    ORD/Advanced Adapters it is then.

    Thanks JIMBO!

    Once again, you are my hero!
     
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    Boy that was interesting, two people have a disagreement that almost leads two more people to have a disagreement. Glad it all worked out in the end.
     

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