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Looking for thoughts on an upgraded driveshaft

 
Old 03-12-2019, 04:39 PM
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hey guys, so about nine months ago now I had all of the bolts on my rear driveshaft back out on the cuplor to the t-case (no I never touched them). So I got all new bolts, put lock washers and locktite on them. I checked on it today and there is one bolt that is starting to back out again. Not sure if this has happened to anyone else. Should I upgrade to a nice driveshaft with u-joints or work through it with the stock?
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Old 03-12-2019, 04:42 PM
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When I talked to follow directions on my TF rzeppa repair kit, I had a bolt loosen up. Make sure both surfaces are clean and dry veggie applying your threadlocking compound. What compound are you using and is it current? No need to change driveshafts over this, just figure out the bolts. They see crazy vibration, temperature, and spinning there at the tcase.
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Old 03-12-2019, 04:54 PM
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Iím just using red loctite. I made sure the bolts were very tight, but Iím thinking upgrading driveshafts will eliminate this problem all together.
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I'm with Karls10jk on this one. No need to replace the entire driveshaft unless you're just trying to find a way to burn a couple hundy. Since it's only one bolt this time, I'd remove, clean, add new loctite, reinstall and monitor.
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