Tom Woods Drive Shaft
- Eliminates the carrier bearing.
- Eliminates the complexity of the two-piece stock shaft.
- It uses a 1310 series of universal joints. These are the most common size of u-joint there is. Replacement joints are much easier to find than stock Toyota style joints.
- Shaft uses 3.5" diameter DOM steel tubing. Better quality tubing than most stock Toyota shafts use.
- It can be built using our greaseable Goldseal universal joints or non-greaseable Spicer joints.
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Single drive shaft replacement for those troublesome two-piece Toyota Tacoma shafts. In addition to working better at higher angles, it also reduces the amount of complexity of the drive shaft. Less moving parts means less things to fail. If you have a lifted Tacoma, you may be experiencing the typical Tacoma drive shaft shudder. This is usually felt upon takeoff or at low speeds while accelerating. If that is what you are experiencing, your problem is most likely the driveshaft angles. Most of the time this shaft fixes the shudder and vibration problems created by lifting your Tacoma. Sometimes however the vibrations will persist. Because of this, we recommend that you only buy this shaft if you are experiencing problems with your stock driveshaft. If you don't have any vibration issues currently, it may be best to stick with the stock shaft. If you get a shaft from us and it does not meet your expectations, you have 30 days to return it for a refund. Overall our customers have very good success with our Toyota Tacoma drive shafts, but every once in awhile our drive shaft does not fix the customer's vibration problems.
Tacoma driveshaft lengths and flange patterns vary. In our experience, there is no single standard length or flange patterns for any particular model. To ensure that you get the right thing you will need to take a couple of measurements before ordering your driveshaft. You need to measure the distance from your transfer case flange to your differential flange. You will also need to measure the bolt pattern at each end. It is important that you measure the bolt pattern on each end because they are often not the same at both ends.
removed the factory two piece and replaced it with the single shaft. No more vibation from the carrier, which I had already replaced before. The new shaft does not hang any lower than the original.
As everyone said about Tom Woods DS.All I can say that I regret why it took me so long to replaced my stock driveshaft. Thank you TW DS and TCMBST!!
The driveshaft has been great so far. Everything bolted right up, and it's balanced well. No vibrations. Thanks again tom woods for making great products.
So far doing fine if There is a problem i will let you know
This is a must have upgrade for any tacoma. I can feel more power getting to the tires as well as no more horrible vibrations from the always faulty carrier bearing