Early Bronco Rear Drive Shaft
Ford Bronco rear drive shaft replacement is a good idea for almost any Bronco that is still running a stock drive shaft. Early Bronco stock drive shafts used fairly low grade components. Add a lift, bigger tires, and decades of wear and tear and the result could be badly worn or even worse a broken stock drive shaft. Tom Wood's drive shafts are built using only the highest quality components. Key features listed below.
- 2" diameter .120" wall USA made DOM tube.
- Bigger and stronger than stock spline stub.
- Forged slip yoke.
- Greaseable CV center ball.
- Your choice between Tom Wood's exclusive Gold Seal greaseable universal joints or Spicer non-greaseable joints.
- Comes with new CV bolts with reduced head for ease of installation.
- Best of all every shaft is custom built to whatever length you need. So you can be sure that you will get the right thing the first time around.
I removed the old worn shaft, made with no CV joint. Per Tom's specs on angles, I made new axle shims and installed them along with the new driveshaft. The shaft I ordered had the boot over the splines, and it sure is a tough one. It should last a long time. I cannot believe how much smoother my 71 EB is now! Turnaround time was 4 business days, and the quality of workmanship is evident. I wouldn't shop anywhere else for a driveshaft!
I have made a lot of modifications to my 1977 bronco to include ZF 5 speed transmission and Atlas tail shaft on the model 20. I was getting some driveline vibration after everything was together. So happy I went with a custom length shaft for my build. I am cruising comfortably 70 plus now. Your staff took the time to go over everything before you shipped. The driveshaft arrived quickly and bolted in no issues. Couldn’t be happier with your product and staff!!
I ordered a new rear driveshaft with the extended x-spline for my lifted ‘71 Bronco instead of having the stock one lengthened. It was definitely worth the extra hundred bucks or so. The quality is super nice and shipping was crazy fast—I received the shaft five days after placing the order. I can’t recommend Tom Woods and his capable staff enough.
This is my second driveshaft from Tom Woods. They are excellent to talk to and provide a great piece at an excellent price. Great turnaround time also.
My builder prefers to use the major Classic Bronco stores. Their drive shaft was $20 more had less improved modifications and freight is always sky-high with that store. I will be buying a front driveshaft from these guys next.