Possibly trashed U joints?

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  1. TxFx04

    TxFx04 FFS Frequent Traveler

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    This just started happening about 2 weeks ago, getting a bad vibration at speeds above about 50. Vibrate then if i let off the gas the vibration is about 3 times worst. I had the same vibration in my old truck right after i lifted it. About 3 months after i put the 3" blocks in my driveshaft snapped at the U joint. i've had my lift on this truck for about 5 months. Wondering if the increased pinion angle is trashing my U joints? I crawled under and took some pics. noticed this:

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  2. MyFX4Project

    MyFX4Project TRUCKIT

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    I would say its time for new u joints :jester:

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    just wanted to double check :jester: and something about them being staked? does that mean it's all one piece? sorry for the lack of knowledge lol. i'd probably take this one to the local shop..
     
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    lift doesnt have anything to do with it
     
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    Your gonna have to buy a whole new drive shaft :3




    Sucks 3:
     
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    But true :3
     
  7. TxFx04

    TxFx04 FFS Frequent Traveler

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    Lol ok..


    New driveshaft, that's one of the things I read. :Grenade:
     
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    Yup sorry dylan

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    Staked meaning the u-joints are part of the driveshaft? That f'n sucks dude at least it should be easier to put in.

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    You should be able to use a press and replace em
     

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