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I'm in the middle of a versaille swap into my '68 and I've run into a little problem:
the center section I'm attempting to use is (or so I was told) out of a '64-65 fairlane. Everything seemed fine until it came time to bolt the driveshaft up to it and my existing u-joints (the cups) are too large. Do they make a u-joint that will work for my application or should I be looking for a different yoke. I've been told that you can't just swap yokes because they are torqued down in accordance with crush washers...Any help would be appreciated.
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I put a Versilles in my '65. When it came time for the u-join I went to
NAPA and they gave me a u-joint that fit the shaft and the yolk. Measure
the size you need for the yolk and the shaft and they should be able to
help you. They sell a very strong joint that gets greased from the cup area
not the X area of the joint. It cost a little more but they are a very
good part. I have them in the track car and they are doing well. I check them
often and they are still in good shape after 2 years of running. Keep them lubed
and they will last a long time.

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It is my understanding that there exist 2 sizes of yolks on the 9 inchers. There's one that is just under 3" and then theres one thats just over 3". The smaller is common on the 28 spline variety. You need the smaller U-joint.

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Tom, There are u joints that are sized to help you out. One set (two) of the four ends are small sized (under three inches) and the other are the large (3 inch). Call NAPA.
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