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Old 04-03-2010, 07:50 AM
hoythunter01 hoythunter01 is offline
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The problem I'm having is the following when I stop I get a thump from underneth so I changed the transferr case not the problem, I checked the uni joints and no play at all I had the rear checked and the trans no problems...and when you take off I get the thump again like if the drive train spins before it engages any Ideas what this might be....
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Old 04-03-2010, 07:54 AM
01_ranger_4x4 01_ranger_4x4 is offline
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i would guess slop in the slip yoke in the rear driveshaft, its a common issue on these rangers. mine does it and if you pack it with grease it will stop for a while but it always comes back.
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Old 04-04-2010, 04:40 PM
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is there a repair for this ? long term...
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Old 04-04-2010, 04:46 PM
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as far as i know of no, its just a flaw in the design of the shaft. i have heard of guys having the slip yoke replaced at local drivetrain repair shops with good luck.
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-4:56 gears
-Auburn gear LS
-James Duff traction bars
-Headers
-Flowmaster duals
-SCT X-Cal2 and some small exterior mods

http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2321189

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Old 04-05-2010, 09:24 AM
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Default Re: Thumper ?

Mine makes a clunking noise, sounds like medal hitting. Greasing the slip yoke does nothing really. It isn't harming anything that I know of.
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Old 04-05-2010, 04:21 PM
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my problem is just a thump when you start off driving and when you come to a stop , if yours sounds like metal thats just bare bones sorry bud... I would even replace the drive if thats the problem Thanks again guys...
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Old 04-05-2010, 10:12 PM
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If its metal its bare bones? It runs fine. I suppose it could need a new drive shaft, but I've replaced U-Joints in it.

It sounds like metal clanking together when I give it gas sometimes its not noticeable at all others I can hear.
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