Our AWD systems are weak compared to the forces
the motor puts on them. And, of course, from time to time parts
break. Unfortunately the front propshaft is a weak point, especially
after years of wear and hard launches.
The Front Prop Shaft Loop is a bolt on safety device
that installs on most trucks in about 20 minutes. It is a mandrel
bent and MIG welded devices that bolts to the transmission crossmember.
It will help retain the prop shaft if it breaks in the double
cardin joint. Its quite possible that the double cardin joint
could break. Allowing the shaft to rotate wildly, ripping open
the floor of the cab, damaging the transmission housing, and taking
whatever else it can find in the area around it.
Here's a word from Phil
Chivers, creator of the these loops:
I've changed the design on both loops
some. A little lighter, just as strong. Includes hardware and
installations instructions. (25 minutes for the front, 15 minutes
for the rear....on a lift or jackstands). Built in some adjustments
for those factory "differences."
3933 Cloudcrest Drive
Plano TX 75074
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