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NP 208 - Solid Yoke Conversion ???

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Wully-Bully, May 29, 2002.

  1. Wully-Bully

    Wully-Bully Newbie

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    I see they have these for the Jeeps but how can I convert to a solid yoke on my 208 TC? I hate that damn slip shaft thing.

    I lifted my Jimmy 4". I was told I would not have to extend the driveshafts. However, after about a day of driving a vibration developed and it was determined to have been the rear output shaft bearing "wobbled out". I replaced the 208 since I have a new 700R4 but what other alternatives are there to that slip shaft design? I bought one of those driveshafts with the CV joint too but my confindence in this configuration is still not there.

    Does anyone have any suggestions?
     
  2. 84_Chevy_K10

    84_Chevy_K10 Banned

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    I say figure out how to get a TH 350 type NP 205 to go back there and kiss problems like this goodbye for good. That is, if you insist on keeping the automatic. I will miss the overdrive my 700R4 had when I get my 4 speed project done, but I definitely won't miss my 208 one bit!!!!
     
  3. nvrenuf

    nvrenuf NONE shall pass! Premium Member

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    Somebody told me once that the trick was swapping the tailshaft assembly out using parts from a Ford 208. I'm not sure about this so check further. Hope this helps.
     
  4. BowtieBlazer

    BowtieBlazer 1/2 ton status

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    its out of a dodge 208....PM K10ANDYKHAMNIC on here has a whole setup and enough pictures to substitue for a write up...I plan on conquering my t-case soon as well...
     

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