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Old 05-13-2002, 04:32 PM
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Don, You need to have a little more sticking out of the tailhousing. Reason being when your rear suspension goes up it will be pushing the drive shaft futher into the yoke. If you do not allow for this you could beat the seal out of your tailhousing. What I always do is sitting on level ground measure how much stuck out on the old shaft , and fix the new shaft with that same measurement. Can you tell by looking when you slide your shaft out where it used to ride? There usally is a wear mark where the seal rode on it. Slide it back in untill that hits the seal and you can tell how much needs to be out. I know this is not real clear, but maybe you can understand what I mean. Good luck!
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