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post #1 of 5 Old 11-04-2013, 05:22 PM Thread Starter
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1997 F-350 Front Driveshaft

I bought a 97 F-350 regular cab dually 5sp. I noticed the front drive shaft makes a clunking sound when in 4wd. I took it to a locally shop and they didn't really know what was wrong. I told them to check the ball in the double cardian joint and he said it was missing. Is there anywhere that makes drive shafts for these trucks or makes just the joints? What do I need to do to make it right?

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Napa sells the parts to fix it

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Alright thanks. I will look into that

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if the double cardan joint was missing wouldnt the shaft be dragging on the ground?


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if the double cardan joint was missing wouldnt the shaft be dragging on the ground?
The BALL was missing, not the whole joint

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