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Ok made a billet d-shaft adapter.

So I made a billet one this morning.


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nice
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very nice! CNC lathe?

the only thing i might recommend would be a larger fillet radius in your transition between the large and small diameter sections. a larger fillet radius would greatly reduce the stress/shear tendencies in those areas.

i doubt it will break either way, but it looks like youve got the space to use, might as well go for it.
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Manual lathe !
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yea....that nice off a manual lathe...of course you are skilled.
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very nice man..very nice!
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You're good dude! Looks awesome.
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Manual lathe !
wicked work. very nice
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damn, nice work.
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looks good, but what is that suppose to do?
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check his other thread
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Ya'll are too kind but thanks.

Installed it today but have to modify my modified crossmember slightly so there will be no rubbing issues. Hopefully have that done tomorrow and some pics.
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looks great! i like it

any pics of the rubbage?

i would buy one if i didnt have one already
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That looks really good,
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very nice work
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why do we have to look up 2 threads to figure this thing out? this sucks. I give up
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why do we have to look up 2 threads to figure this thing out? this sucks. I give up
lazy, much?
i know clickin on threads and readin is tough stuff.....
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why can't someone just tell me. I just wondered what it did. Thats all.
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why can't someone just tell me. I just wondered what it did. Thats all.

on a 98+ ranger the T-cases have a flange that the CV bolts to. Well when you are lifted you need a double cardon joint in the shaft for more angle, the CV just cant supply that angle. well you need some type of adapter to bolt this driveshaft with a double cardon shaft.
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why can't someone just tell me. I just wondered what it did. Thats all.

on a 98+ ranger the T-cases have a flange that the CV bolts to. Well when you are lifted you need a double cardon joint in the shaft for more angle, the CV just cant supply that angle. well you need some type of adapter to bolt this driveshaft with a double cardon shaft.

dang it you beat me to to it beard!!
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ah ok, thanks. I don't have a 98+ so I didn't know that. Mine just has a U joint at the end.
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its at the other end... near the tcase. you have a CV joint in there.
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so i never looked into this...but like the superlift ds..is it a different end to get more angle out of it?
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