Rear drive shaft length - 89 vs 92 vitara

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Rear drive shaft length - 89 vs 92 vitara

Post by andrew_h_ong »

can anyone confirm if there was a length change between 1989 and 1992 vitaras?

I just installed a 92 box in my 89 vitara.

the box fitted up well despite a couple of small external differences (mainly loom).

when I installed the original 1989 rear drive shaft, it seems about 1/2 inch too short.

the dust flange on the shaft is not far forward enough to sleeve over the rear flange on the xfer case housing.

splines fitted up fine.

Thanks in advance for any comments.
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