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Old 02-28-2012, 06:13 PM   #1
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ordered a new OEM front drive shaft bc mine was messed up too bad to repair the cv joint....pulled up and saw it on porch and was really excited till i opened it and it is too deadgum short. called and they dont have what i need!! i found one on ebay but does anyone know where else i can get one that doesnt cost a ton???

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Old 02-28-2012, 06:41 PM   #2
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did you extended it all the way?

is it possible they sent a rear driveshaft?

Check out tom woods driveshafts,his stronger shafts may be near the same prices

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Old 02-28-2012, 08:18 PM   #3
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How much did you pay for it? I'd go to the junkyard, get a used one, rebuild it, then send it out to get it balanced.. If you have deep pockets, then TW..
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Old 02-28-2012, 09:50 PM   #4
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it was a front DS...not sure why but it was about a foot shorter...it was a refurbish for about $200 with new uv joints and cv joint/centering ball...ive called a few of the local junkyards and even a jeep only junkyard close by and cant find one yet
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Perhaps a front shaft from a XJ?

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