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lil_boss 09-23-2001 09:39 AM

measuring a drve shaft
 
yester day during one of my temper tantrums (4 wheel parts wholesalers and '89 ford taurus heater core) i was on my way home and i twisted my drive shaft, before i take it out i want to measure it. do go center of horiz u-joint caps?

gdm

GP'n 09-23-2001 10:30 AM

Re: measuring a drve shaft
 
Measure from face to face of the yoke where the u-bolt/strap holds the joint cap on transfer and rear end yoke.
GP'n


CJ money pit 09-23-2001 11:01 AM

Re: measuring a drve shaft
 
And you should measure both the top face to face and bottom face to face, then average the measurements. This was the procedure given to me by Tom Woods when I ordered new shafts from him.

Max

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