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front driveshaft (searched)

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by neverendingproject, Mar 2, 2006.

  1. neverendingproject

    neverendingproject 1/2 ton status

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    What about making them out of some premade driveshaft material that they sell at tractor supply? Its triangular tubing and pretty stout. Anyone thought of this before?
     
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    koldsimer 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Lots of guys have used the square tubing with success. If you are not concerned with vibrations or running at any kind of sustained high speeds, go for it. It may be harder to adapt the triangle style tube to a round yoke...
     
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    If its the right size for the diameter of the yoke to slide in , you'd have 3 corners sticking out instead of 4 :thumb:
     
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    neverendingproject 1/2 ton status

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    Well, some triangular ones come balanced, as some machinery run high speeds. Yokes come prewelded on most, I just dont know what size u joint.
     

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