Is there any difference between this and a regular bravada shaft?
This shaft is a custom length to allow the use of the snap ring on the CV side, as originally designed for our trucks. The OEM bravada shaft requires that snap ring to be removed to use it in our trucks.
I just finished performing a very quick search and I can't confirm or disprove that they are longer. I can't prove it but, I suspect they're the same. Bravadas share most other parts with the S10. How would the shafts work on ZR2s then? I'm stumpedHenryJ wrote:.........To the best of my knowledge the CV - half shafts on a ZR2 are longer.........
The axle shafts and differential are the same. The difference would be from the axle flange to the hub. The halfshaft longer? Part numbers are different for with and without RPO ZR2. Lengths are different too: W/O ZR2= CV Driveshaft Compressed Length : 23 3/8". With ZR2= CV Driveshaft Compressed Length : 25 3/8"F9K9 wrote:HenryJ wrote:... Bravadas share most other parts with the S10. How would the shafts work on ZR2s then? I'm stumped
F9K9 wrote:I'm stumped
AVTekk wrote:Did you try car-part.com?
F9K9 wrote:You're doing some hard work, where others have tread before.
_STUCKY wrote:F9K9 wrote:You're doing some hard work, where others have tread before.
I haven't done any work, just google, gooogle, goooooooogle and read.
Horsehammerr wrote: The very best research is to read all you can find, talk to everyone who has ANY experience with anything connected and find real photos and or parts to look at.
On the standard S10 front diff, there is a small sensor on the axle tube which tells the TCCM that the front is engaged and than lets the t-case shift into 4wd. If you have an electronically shifted t-case such as a 233 or 236, and perform the bravada axle shaft swap, you must cut this sensor off and splice the wires together. This essentially tells the computer that the front end is always engaged.
AVTekk wrote:You mentioned the Bravada shaft isn't the correct length, why not?
Zr2freak316 wrote:Is there any difference between this** and a regular bravada shaft?
Jigg wrote:This shaft is a custom length to allow the use of the snap ring on the CV side, as originally designed for our trucks. The OEM bravada shaft requires that snap ring to be removed to use it in our trucks.
jedthrocornpone wrote:Been running a Bravada tube and shaft since before the MML and love it. used a brass threaded cap (think it was from the plumbing section at the hardware store) over the "FWD engaged sensor". tore out the vacuum lines and actuator. only thing i did was trim the shaft on the diff end, read somewhere about it possibly bottoming it out and busting the diff. trimmed it at the split ring/ clip never had an issue.
jedthrocornpone wrote:I am weeks from starting a SFA on my crew
jedthrocornpone wrote: I am weeks from starting a SFA on my crew so my bravado shaft and tube along with my back-up shaft and tube will soon be up for sale.
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