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driveshaft trouble

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Yuba K5, Aug 8, 2002.

  1. Yuba K5

    Yuba K5 Registered Member

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    i am wondering if anybody else has had trouble with there driveshafts. i have a 90 blazer and i swaped in a sm465 205 t case.i had to have a rear cv made and it works but my front driveshaft is almost binding up.am i going to have to grind the front cv to make it work? is this normal with a 6in lift?
     
  2. Leadfoot

    Leadfoot 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Yes. Mine bound with only a 4" lift. I just ground the stops down a little at a time (to minimize heat), and now it works fine. I have heard guys with lifts 6"+ having to grind alot, but they work.
     

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