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Old 02-06-2013, 11:52 AM
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Re: I Found a Shop That Can Replace WK U-Joints…

I wonder if the yolks can be modded to acept the style with the inner clips like this:


just machine the inner part of the yolks to the right width, seems easy enough....easier then putting groves in the outer ends anyways.
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Re: I Found a Shop That Can Replace WK U-Joints…

The shop I went to was too busy to take a look at my issue.
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Re: I Found a Shop That Can Replace WK U-Joints…

I've only been around for a short time I'm surprised no one has come up with a fix for this.
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Re: I Found a Shop That Can Replace WK U-Joints…

I have seen the aluminium yokes get machined to except the inner C clips both in the US and here in Oz. The one I do have feed back on was not happy with it as weakened it to a point if had to be replaced not long after the change was done. He is running a custom steel driveshaft now.
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Re: I Found a Shop That Can Replace WK U-Joints…

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I have seen the aluminium yokes get machined to except the inner C clips both in the US and here in Oz. The one I do have feed back on was not happy with it as weakened it to a point if had to be replaced not long after the change was done. He is running a custom steel driveshaft now.
Thanks for the feedback, I guess i wont bother trying it then.
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Re: I Found a Shop That Can Replace WK U-Joints…

I'm going to go to the boneyard grab one of these, and play with it.
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Re: I Found a Shop That Can Replace WK U-Joints…

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here is why they cant be replaced as easy

Just a thought ... If the tack welds were ground out and a new 1310 or 1330 ( not sure which) were installed , Could it be tack welded and repaired? Or possibly contact Tom Woods , englewood , or another driveshaft Mfg. and get one made.
I understand you went to Tom Woods, but I still agree with your original thought. I see taking it out carefully, getting the right part, tigging it back, and balancing it. I've never heard of nearly anything that can't be fixed. Can't is a word that wasn't allowed in my house growing up. It's just my opinion, but I think everyone is toting the party line to make money. I've had a lot of experience in the past getting universals, and shafts right with various lifted vehicles. Who ever came up with is just as stupid as the person who left out a lower screen in the front.
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