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How much play/wiggle does your front shaft have????

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by pauly383, Apr 13, 2004.

  1. pauly383

    pauly383 Daddy383 Staff Member Moderator

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    Changed my oil and greased every fitting I had last night. I noticed my front driveshafts splined slip part can be wiggled by hand. Never had a problem with it pulling out or anything, and I have yet to break the original u-joints. Just curious as to how normal this is. I plan on getting a new front one to match my rear in the future. I packed it full of grease. /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif
     
  2. big83chevy4x4

    big83chevy4x4 3/4 ton status

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    i have one that wiggles alot and 2 that don't. /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif
     
  3. ilikemud

    ilikemud 1/2 ton status

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    after 6 inch lift, and quite a few miles, the sucker actually twisted the splines right off... got a front ds out of a suburban and had .750 thou cut out of it problem solved!
     
  4. Hossbaby50

    Hossbaby50 3/4 ton status

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    The one in my truck is kinda sloppy. I bought a spare that is actually less sloppy so I am going to switch them soon.

    Harley
     
  5. 84_Chevy_K10

    84_Chevy_K10 Banned

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    Old one was sloppy and too short, new HAD is tight!!!!
     

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