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I need the name of a part...its the front part of the drive shaft...they keep on sending me the wrong part...its the front part it looks like a sling shot,one end inserts in the tranny the other side holds the universal joints thats what cracked one of the arms that hold the universal joint

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    TAKE THE PART TO THE DEALER AND SHOW THE PARTS PERSON.

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The name of the part is the "splined yoke" assembly.
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