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post #1 of 4 Old 01-09-2008, 04:50 PM Thread Starter
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driveshafts for lift?

ive been reading about lift kits and ive almost decided on an 8 inch kit for my 2006 f250 c/c with 38 inch tires the only thing the lift kits dont say in them is if you need to have new driveshafts made or are the factory ones long enough

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on the 99-03s the driveshaft is really not long enough,one of our work trucks is lifted that high, and it ruined the u joints, carrier barings, then the axle. I would recomed a new one, or a smaller lift.



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i have never heard of a driveshaft that is to short ruining the rearend at most it would ruin the carrier bearing

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rear end you just need a carrier drop... the front one will have to be lengthen around 2-2.5" i had mine lengthened 2.5" and it works great
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