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tom woods drive shaft help!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by mixaro, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. Mar 14, 2012 at 5:18 PM
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    mixaro

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    ok i'm going to be ordering a one piece drive shaft from tom woods, but i need to how the hell i'm suppose to measure how long it needs to be. Do i measure from the flange on the transfer case to the flange on the rear diff. or from center of u joint on the transfer to center of the u joint on the rear diff?
     
  2. Mar 14, 2012 at 7:55 PM
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    Snowman I have a problem for your solution…

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    I would imagine they would have those answers. Call them and ask. That way you can be sure how they want it measured.
     
  3. Mar 14, 2012 at 8:02 PM
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    Call them and ask.
     
  4. Mar 14, 2012 at 9:17 PM
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    Snowman I have a problem for your solution…

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    Great idea!
     
  5. Mar 15, 2012 at 1:14 PM
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    yeah after i posted this i realized hey why don't i just call
     
  6. Mar 15, 2012 at 3:52 PM
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    and you're 3 hours ahead of his shop too.

    (i luckily can drive 20 minutes and be at his front door, lol)
     
  7. Mar 15, 2012 at 6:26 PM
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    ha ha lucky bastard! I tried a "local" shop that build drive shafts but the guy argued with me that they should just rebuild my double cardan joint for $300. Then when i did get them to give me a price on a one piece with a double cardan and slip joint, they were going to charge me $550 for it using parts off my drive shaft.
     
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