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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 08-25-2009, 01:50 PM Thread Starter
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half shaft up grades

is there anything i can do to up grade the half shafts on my truck?

Puller- 2003 GMC Sierra LB7 6 inch stacks, auto-meter ultra lite II gauges, readylift leveling kit, 1 1/2 inch superlift lift blocks, modified air box,PPE sleeves, PPE braces, airdog 165, 285 cooper s/t's on eagle alloys, efi live tuneing. soon to come tranny!! 14.75 quarter at 98.2 mph 520rwhp and 1000ftlbs of torque

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There shouldn't be any need to They'll hold up just fine even in the big hp trucks. The only time I've heard of them breaking is if the front suspension is set up incredibly wrong.

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What are half shaft?

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Since these are IFS, they have 2 half shafts on the front. Just like a front wheel drive car.

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yeah i bent mine lol

Puller- 2003 GMC Sierra LB7 6 inch stacks, auto-meter ultra lite II gauges, readylift leveling kit, 1 1/2 inch superlift lift blocks, modified air box,PPE sleeves, PPE braces, airdog 165, 285 cooper s/t's on eagle alloys, efi live tuneing. soon to come tranny!! 14.75 quarter at 98.2 mph 520rwhp and 1000ftlbs of torque

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there was another links posted in another thread but they were like 480 bucks each and 760 bucks each....
they are for lifted trucks that cannot use the cv spacers.

how did you bend yours?
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i broke mine also doing tug a truck. i need to find something stronger.. help
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wow..........
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post #9 of 10 (permalink) Old 03-24-2011, 01:35 PM
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seems a lot of half shafts are breaking, mines in the shop with the same problem.

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dpf delete/ 4" mbrp DOC back, K&N CAI
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post #10 of 10 (permalink) Old 03-24-2011, 01:48 PM
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how well do the lift spacers hold up in trucks used for pulling with decent hp i want to lift mine but not if its going to create too much of an issue

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