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Unread 12-11-2006, 08:32 AM   #1
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double double cardan?

Just wondering if anyone has ever seen/heard of a driveshaft with double cardans at both ends? It would have to be a fairly long driveshaft to begin with to pull it off, I would think...

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Unread 12-11-2006, 12:49 PM   #2
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Here is a rebuild for one, so I can only assume that they do exist...

http://www.rblewis.net/personal/bronco/driveshaft/

Here is a little info on the different styles...

http://www.4crawler.com/4x4/CheapTri...line-101.shtml
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A double double cardan shaft would be usefull where the transfer case yoke and axle pinion are out of alignment on two separate planes. For example running a "centered yoke" transfer case (like a Dana 300 or NP231) with a rear axle having its diff offset to one side (axle intended for a Q-trac). Since both ends of the driveshaft would be "self-cancelling", you wouldn't have to really worry about matching angles of the tc or diff (within reason).
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