Sourcing a rear propshaft

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Sourcing a rear propshaft

Post by portaccio » Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:38 pm

Hi, it's been a long time since I've needed to ask for advice from this forum. Just goes to show how little trouble my Jimny has given me over the years.
I have a vibration caused by my rear propshaft and my mechanic has handed my car back saying he couldn't find one, and if I can find one online he'll fit it for me.

I've got a 2002 JLX Special and cannot find anything in the generic car part websites. I have found this...

https://www.motorhog.co.uk/parts-breaki ... /1/728776/

...which is from 98 automatic. Will that make any difference that mine is a manual? Sorry, I have absolutely zero mechanical knowledge.

Can anyone point me in the direction of someone who could help me source what I need?

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Re: Sourcing a rear propshaft

Post by Jordi » Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:03 pm

Probably just a universal joint.

What part of the prop did he say was worn?
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Re: Sourcing a rear propshaft

Post by zook123 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:07 pm

What type of vibration is it?
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Re: Sourcing a rear propshaft

Post by zook123 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:09 pm

Might be worth dropping the props and checking the UJ's, the vibration that was really bad for me was caused my the transfer box mounts!
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Diff Breathers, G/Box and T/Box Breathers, 2in Suspension Lift
HD Recovery Points and Winch Plate
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Re: Sourcing a rear propshaft

Post by ROBBIE » Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:41 pm

Would say uj as well. I’ve had the slide joint go and that just goes bang, bang, bang and so on
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Re: Sourcing a rear propshaft

Post by zook123 » Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:56 am

I've got a spare rear propshaft that will fit yours and i'm in Shepton. You're more than welcome to pop down and try the spare prop out and see if it fixes it?
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