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Drive Shaft Question

Will an explorer front drive shaft fit an 00 ranger? out of like an 00 explorer?
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thank you stone thats 3 yeses so it will work
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if it is a double cardan shaft it wont fit, like in the 4x4auto tcases

but the explorers that are 2high 4high and 4low will fit
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if it is a double cardan shaft it wont fit, like in the 4x4auto tcases

but the explorers that are 2high 4high and 4low will fit
it works if you swap the flange
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This actually for my truck, no need to swap flanges. My front shaft is in the shop, and i need to test out my new toy to see how it does.
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Yes and No...



Look on right side of screen....

98+ 4x4 Rangers use a CV/ball style rear joint(top in picture). Same shaft is also used in some 95+ Explorers.

Bottom shaft is the Double Cardon found in 97 and older rangers and some explorers.
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shane the lower one should be TTB correct? it is talking Live axle to Live axle its the same distance
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TTB ranger, yes. I've seen 'em under A-Arm Expos at yards.


What are you asking about distance??? Can't read what ya wrote. lol. My pic I posted is my SHORTEND up 97 and older shaft to fit with the adaptor in the 'bucket' of the tcase.
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The expo that have the double Car joint on SLA just have a different mounting flange that can be changed
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oh...gotcha.
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