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Re: Rear axle updating

From: Joe Mac
Date: January 17, 2002


I assume you're using an 8 3/4" rear so the driveshaft length is the same. The yoke may be different. I beleieve there three types. Two that use internal snap rings with different size caps and one with external snap rings to secure the rear universal joint. If your u-joint fits into the new yoke you're in luck. If not the yoke will have to be changed. For a good summary of the different configurations go to


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