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What's the length of the front DRIVESHAFT??

Discussion in '1969-1972 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Crushergmc, Sep 25, 2002.

  1. Crushergmc

    Crushergmc 1/2 ton status

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    What\'s the length of the front DRIVESHAFT??

    Th350/NP205 combo. No lift. Thanks
     
  2. Chaz88K5

    Chaz88K5 1/2 ton status

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    Re: What\'s the length of the front DRIVESHAFT??

    grab a tape mesure and crawl under and mesure from the flat yoke on the t-case to the center of the u joint on the axle..every truck is a little diff so that would be the best way to go about it /forums/images/icons/grin.gif
     
  3. Crushergmc

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    Re: What\'s the length of the front DRIVESHAFT??

    Thanks but I know how to measure it, I just don't have it to measure. I need to know how long it is supposed to be. If there is a range, that's fine too. What is the range?
     
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    Re: What\'s the length of the front DRIVESHAFT??

    i am not understanding why ya need to know the range...
     
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    Greg72 "Might As Well..." Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Re: What\'s the length of the front DRIVESHAFT??

    Maybe he saw a nice set of used 1/2-Ton driveshafts on the "FOR SALE" board complete with "compressed" and "extended" measurements.....and wants to know if they will work!!! /forums/images/icons/grin.gif

    BatmanJr can't use them after all, so they are available to whomever wants to yell "Dibs"! I already offered them to Burt4x4, but he's got BIGGER plans! /forums/images/icons/wink.gif
     
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    Re: What\'s the length of the front DRIVESHAFT??

    ok well in that case all he needs to do is take the extended and compressed mesurement and find what the difference is then split it...and there ya go...the length of the shaft /forums/images/icons/grin.gif
     
  7. Burt4x4

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    Re: What\'s the length of the front DRIVESHAFT??

    Mine is 2',5 1/2", but it is with SM465 not 350 and its bent!
     
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    Re: What\'s the length of the front DRIVESHAFT??

    oh its bent...i thought that was your hella custom high clearance drive shaft /forums/images/icons/grin.gif /forums/images/icons/grin.gif
     
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    Re: What\'s the length of the front DRIVESHAFT??

    ha ha ha Funny fella!!
     
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    Re: What\'s the length of the front DRIVESHAFT??

    Chaaaaaaaaaaz MoooooooooooRaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay!


    It's only "High-Clearance" during the first 180-degrees of rotation....after that it's a "Really Bad Clearance" driveshaft.......


    The good news is that it then becomes a "High Clearance" again.......for another 180 degrees of rotation.....


    and so on.......



    and so on.......




    /forums/images/icons/grin.gif
     
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    Re: What\'s the length of the front DRIVESHAFT??

    DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDUUUUUUUUUUUUUDDDDDDDDDDEEEEEEEEEEEE i hella need one of thos....where do ya get em...are they expensive?? i am willing to drop 2000 on one...after seein it this weekend i dont think anything could top it...ahahahahahahahahahahahah and how did this Chaaaaaaaaaaz MoooooooooooRaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay thing start anyway /forums/images/icons/grin.gif /forums/images/icons/grin.gif
     
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    Re: What\'s the length of the front DRIVESHAFT??

    oh yea...who has the video from moab...i heard the story but i would like to see it /forums/images/icons/grin.gif
     
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    Re: What\'s the length of the front DRIVESHAFT??

    Chaaaaaaaaaaaaz,


    It all started at BlazerFest in Hollister. After you fragged your front driveshaft, Burt was caught on tape holding the remnants of the twisted parts slowly pronouncing the name: "Chaaaaaaaaaaaz MooooooooooRaaaaaaaaay".....

    It just sort of took on a life of it's own after that. We remembered that scene from Hollister when we were in Moab, and we were missing you....so we just kept saying it OVER and OVER and OVER.

    It started out funny. Then it got annoying.....but we pressed through the annoying phase, and it got REALLY funny again.....and then it became HYSTERICAL, especially when other CK5'ers would walk up to the camera and start saying "Chaaaaaaaaaaaz MoooooooooooooRaaaaaaaaaaaay" and they didn't even know what it meant, or who YOU were! LOL /forums/images/icons/grin.gif

    You are famous nationwide now....and most of the people who are chanting your name, never even met you. You're like, um, a legend........or something. /forums/images/icons/blush.gif
     
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    Re: What\'s the length of the front DRIVESHAFT??

    hahahaha
    Yup a legend! /forums/images/icons/grin.gif
    See what lots of beer and sharing memorys will do to a bunch of wheelers!! Cool egh? hehehehee
    Hey Greg, I gave Chaz his rock and Boobies /forums/images/icons/grin.gif /forums/images/icons/blush.gif
    He has been instructed to NEVER loose that rock! It has traveled WAY too far for it to just end up back on the ground!!

    Ho and sorry for sabatoshing(sp?) this thread!!oopps /forums/images/icons/smirk.gif
     
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    Re: What\'s the length of the front DRIVESHAFT??

    1) The short end is U-bolt style, the long end (CV joint end) is an oblong housing
    2) The long end = 14" in between the welds
    The short end = 5" in between the welds
    The total length (from tip to tip, without the CV joint and no U joints) = 25 1/2"
     
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    Re: What\'s the length of the front DRIVESHAFT??

    This board used to be helpful. You guys need to get a room...a chat room that is! /forums/images/icons/wink.gif
     
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    Re: What\'s the length of the front DRIVESHAFT??

    I thought we did pretty well.....answered the question, suggested a "source" for a used one (if needed), and had some silliness too!!!! Perfect discussion thread if you ask me! /forums/images/icons/grin.gif
     
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    Re: What\'s the length of the front DRIVESHAFT??

    If by "we" you mean Robin, then I guess your right. No suggestions made though, but that's cool. It's all in fun. /forums/images/icons/smile.gif
     

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