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This is a discussion on driveshaft within the Automatic Transmission forums, part of the Drivetrain category; ok i learned my lesson having someone else work on my car.i had a friend change my u-joint in the ...

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    Question driveshaft

    ok i learned my lesson having someone else work on my car.i had a friend change my u-joint in the car well he put the cheap greaseable ones in there and they broke now iam doing it myself well i get the lakewood u-joints and when i start the project i find one of my (i guess its called ears)that the u-joint goes intoon the transmission yoke is bent just a hair where the clip wont go on.so wat do i do.am i goin to have to buy a new driveshaft.if so wheres the cheapest place kinda broke rite now and need to get the car back on the road,soon as possible.thanks.

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    Buy a stocker on here or ls1tech for CHEAP...

    i put greasable ones in mine too

    going to upgrade to 3.5 pst shaft..

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    If its tweeked a little you you can try giving it a squeeze with a c-clamp or vise, aslong as you are careful with it.

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    Well one of the little ears broke on the yoke so now i need a new driveshaft so wheres the cheapest place to get a good one? our does anyone have one laying around i can buy from u?thanks for any help

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    Try ls1tech?

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    Check out your local junkyards, and i just saw a few on ebay..
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    did it break on the propeller shaft or slip yoke? driveshafts from the factory arent cheap so look around on the forums

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