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Tom Woods or High angle Driveline

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Camo_crewcab, Mar 8, 2007.

  1. Camo_crewcab

    Camo_crewcab Registered Member

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    Ok so im thinking about handing over a fairly large chunk of change for a high angle driveline. The two best places look like Tom woods and High angle driveline. Who has bought from either one of these places?
    what does anyone have to say about either?
     
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    UPS 1/2 ton status

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    cegusman 3/4 ton status

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    High Angle get my vote and money
     
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    perp 1/2 ton status

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    I bought from High Angle Driveshaft and would highly recommend them. Excellent service and top quality products. I will certainly buy from them again.:waytogo:
     
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    Jesse at HAD has taken care of me on more than one occasion. The driveshaft I bought is beefy and arrived when he said it would. This past weekend, there was a time when the entire weight of my truck was on one rear tire, and I didn't even worry about the driveshaft.
     
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    Same here, Beefy stuff!
     
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    well i have heard allot of good things about high angle. But i really haven't heard very little about tom woods good or bad. Somone out there must have bought from tom woods. It appears that tom woods is a bit cheeper, and will ship faster. But thats about all i know.
     
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    I had a Tom Woods CV on my old (04) Jeep and the first one failed after about 9 months which totaled 10 wheeling trips or so. I was not easy on it by any means but the CV wore out. I mailed it back to them and they warrantied it and sent me a new shaft. It lasted about a year and a half, same amount of wheeling trips, with no problems at all.

    Before that I had a 1350 CV from HAD in my K5 and that thing was bad ass. Granted it cost me a ton but I doubt it would have ever worn out or broke.

    I think you will be ok either way.
     
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    good to know. Thanks.
     
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    4X4HIGH 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I'm running a HAD CV rear shaft for the last 5 years with the same U-joints that were in it when it was shipped to me. The best money i've spent on a driveshaft.
     
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    If you go HAD with a rear cv make sure you get the "optional" grease fitting to grease the ball/cv. The first one I had didn't have that and the cv went out. After conversation with HAD I was informed that the grease fitting was optional on that shaft, however I was never informed of this option when I bought it because I am pretty sure I would have wanted the cheap insurance a grease zerk offers on such an expensive shaft. So needless to say I had to send my shaft back to them, get a new cv with the "optional" grease zerk put it. Other than that "little" complication I haven't had any problems with the shaft...it did fix my vibrations from the lift which I am happy about.
     

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