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Drive shaft

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by dbltapp, Aug 30, 2001.

  1. dbltapp

    dbltapp 1/2 ton status

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    i need a new drive shaft, any comments? mine is bent, and i do not know if i should repair or replace.

    "Luck, often enough will save a man, if his courage holds"

    89 SUBURBAN, 1/2 TON, 350 TBI,21/2 LIFT W/33'S
     
  2. Mreetz

    Mreetz 1/2 ton status

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    Replace an upgrade. Perfect opportunity for you!!

    1984 K-5
    4" lift
    35x12.5 MTs
    buildin a 400 for it, any info greatly appreciated
     
  3. Pugsley

    Pugsley 1/2 ton status

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    If it's not bent too bad, a good shop can straighten it, and rebalance to better than new. If the bend is visible, just replace it.

    If the shoe fits, get another one just like it
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  4. dbltapp

    dbltapp 1/2 ton status

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    i would love to replace and upgrade but i am doing that w/ my gears and also my front end parts! money is a big issue.

    "Luck, often enough will save a man, if his courage holds"

    89 SUBURBAN, 1/2 TON, 350 TBI,21/2 LIFT W/33'S
     
  5. blazbrnc

    blazbrnc 1/2 ton status

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    junkyard

    '79 K5, '79 Suburban, '76 Br**co, 77 K20
    '99 BB 4x4 Suburban to tow more junk home
     
  6. 84_Chevy_K10

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    I 2nd that, JUNKYARD!!!!!

    Tim
    '84 Chevy K10, lifted, loud, fast, and 3/4 ton axles
     
  7. RedDwarf

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    Around here, it would cost you almost as much to straighten the shaft as it would to have a new one built. I don't know about your area, but we don't have a lot of shops that do much 4x4 work.

    Junkyards don't have much either.

    Lift It, Lock It, LIVE IT!!!
     
  8. Mreetz

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    I agree, junkyard first then!!

    1984 K-5
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  9. 78Jimmyish

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    My boss told me about a junkyard over in tiverton that has a lot of K5 parts. I'll find out what the name of it is, and let you know. It's worth checking out at least.
     
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    Here it costs $95 for them to even touch a driveshaft. I suggest junkyard first, then the for sale section of this site.

    Tim
    '84 Chevy K10, lifted, loud, fast, and 3/4 ton axles
     
  11. hammer

    hammer 1/2 ton status

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    $40 to have my rear shaft shortend from a camaro $75 to have my front extended in a local machine shop
     

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