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Old 06-24-2009
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rear aluminum drive shaft on craigslist

i was surfing craigslist yesterday and saw this i dont know if he still has it or not but figured somebody might want it.

RANGER ALUMINUM DRIVESHAFT
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this might sound dumb but why whats the difference between a aluminum one and your stock shaft lol weight?
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this might sound dumb but why whats the difference between a aluminum one and your stock shaft lol weight?
Weight, and it won't rust.
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mine had that stock, what package did that come with?
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mine had that stock, what package did that come with?
Not really a package thing.
Whatever they had handy that day.
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I got a alum. one for my 97. Everyone said it would fit no problem. Got it home and it was 3 inches to short. I wish it would of worked, my custom one is rusting already.
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Ford swapped it out to an Aluminum one to fix some sort of clunking issue and a jerking issue when you went from a stop to a start or some crap like that.... not sure what the official status is on it now - but supposedly the aluminum one fixed the issue so they started using it in certain trucks
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I believe I have that "clunking" when I go from stop to start with the aluminum driveshaft, anyone know anything?
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