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Okay, I've been trying (half-effort) for several weeks now to find the right dang yoke for my nine inch. I bought a driveshaft for a 79. Genuine spicer 1330 series. However, I can't find a used 1330 yoke to save my butt. I had a guy give me one, claiming it came of a 79, but its too large for the caps on the u-joints. :confused: WTF??
Is it a 1350? My understanding is that 1310 and 1330 had the same size caps (1 1/16") while the 1350 has a larger cap (1 1/8"). Also, the 1310 has one spread, while the 1330 and 1350 have the same?

Anyway, I'm tired of screwing around with it. if anyone has anyhelp, I'd sure like to hear it. i'm trying to get y junk together so I can break it this weekend. I'd also like to do while I don't have any school
 

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I remember when I was having a hard time with a U joint to find I found out the 1330 sized cross has 2 different diameter caps on them.
 

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They are. 1330 and 1350 are both 3-5/8" across. It should go something like this:

Cap Dia Width Series

1-1/8" 3-1/4" 1310
1-1/8" 3-5/8" 1330
1-3/16" 3-5/8" 1350
1-3/16" 4-3/16" 1410
 

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yeah i had similar issues when i swapped in the D60. i heard the 79 D60 was a bolt in if you had a 79 bronco. i had to go to NAPA to get the right joint. soon its 1350 all the way.
 

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Well, I would upgrade if I needed to. However, my 1310 lasted pretty well, and I've got a very nice genuine spicer driveshaft of the 1330 flavor. I'll keep the 1350 yoke for future upgrades. Does anyone know where I could find a cheap 1330 yoke? I think JBG wants like 120 bucks for it:shocked
 

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ok, so.....lemme get this straight....
I ass-ume you've got a 9" from a '78.....so its got the 1310 yoke on it...
you've got a 1330 drive shaft.....
and a 1350 yoke for the 9"....

your options are.......

1. run your junk with what you've got, and get a bastard joint to go from 1330-1350.....(worst option)...

2. go find a 1330 yoke for a 9".....(this should be just about the easiest thing in the world to find, as it is a stock part for MANY years <79-85-ish half ton fords>)....this will put you just as stock....(decent option)

3. go to a drivetrain place, and get just the slip-yoke that'll fit on you're driveshaft splines, and house a 1350 joint for the pinion....they may even take your slip joint as credit, or keep it for a spare for the front or find somebody else that could use it for a spare........either way.....(Best option)

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Berne said:
3. go to a drivetrain place, and get just the slip-yoke that'll fit on you're driveshaft splines, and house a 1350 joint for the pinion....they may even take your slip joint as credit, or keep it for a spare for the front or find somebody else that could use it for a spare........either way.....(Best option)--Berne
True, that would be nice. But I'll wait and get a 1350 yoke for the T-case and upgrade the whole line, eventually. For now, I want to make my junk work.

Whats up with these combo joints? Can you buy them at parts stores? I asked a guy at Autozone about it and he was like WTF?
 

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They got em at cq and napa. I would really use this as a LAST option. things suck.
 

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Check my avatar. I am bullshit free.

I used them for a while when I was young and foolish. They are crap. And expensive crap at that.
 

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I've run combo joints on a couple different tigs now - both 1310/1330 joints. Never had a problem with either one of them. I didn't want too, but when I had no money to change my whole driveline, the combo joints worked just fine
 

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a 1330/1350 is okay because of same cross size. The one that sucks is the 1330/1310 because the different lengths creates the same vibration as if your pinion angle is outta whack.

I had that problem. I know.

The only way you could avoid the vibration is to run the same joint on the other end to cancell it out, but that would defeat the purpose.

my .02.
 

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Ford used the Bastard 1204 Ujoints on late 70's to mid 80's Bronco's at the axle ... this is a Ujoint that has one 1330 cross and the other is 1310 .... on my 81 I simply swapped a front driveshaft slip yoke onto the end of my rear shaft, bought a 1330 joint and I now have all 1330's ... no more bastardized crap joints (although some of the aftermarket 1204's are based on the 1330 as opposed to ford's 1310 base joint) for the 78 get a 1330 output for the t-case, and a 1350 slip yoke for the shaft and call it a day.
 

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The drive shafts between 78 and 79 are differant. 78 had smaller U-Joints. Are for a replkacement yoke, check your local junkyards, I found mine on a pick up truck.
 
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