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Re: Yup, they were right.



Dang. Good luck Mo.

On 13 Jun 2017 1:14 am, "MO" <micher@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
It is a broken rear yoke, and of course ruined a U joint.  Put a ding in the driveshaft, but I think it will be OK. The driveshaft was set up for  7290 U joints, but the diff .yoke is for a 7260 using a combo U joint.  I will get a 7290 yoke that uses  the U bolts instead of the cap straps. Crunch time as the local car show is Saturday. ....................................MO

On Monday, June 12, 2017 at 1:08:07 AM UTC-5, MO wrote:
New Nitto drag radials  are mounted . First try out of a medium launch  on new heavy duty springs resulted in what I think was the stock snubber whacking the floor and a big  fuel bog. 4 speed tranny and sure- lock  I just finished  clamping  the leaf springs- two on the front segment and one on the back segment ( per side).  It sure stiiffened up those springs. 
 They were right-- get some traction tires and the next weak link will show up.  Still have the fuel bog.  The driveshaft let loose at I think a U joint. Stuck out on a highway, getting towards dark , and very little shoulder.  Got the car pulled to a side road and called a tow truck. . He was able to park it right in my garage. I was so aggravated , I didn't want to even look...afraid to find a broken yoke and a bent driveshaft.( new)..  I will find out the bad news tomorrow..............................MO

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