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{"id":7429948965091,"title":"Duramax One Piece 5\" OD Aluminum Driveshaft - XCLB","handle":"5a1480-xclb-01-06","description":"\u003c!--5A1480-M-XCLB(01-06)--\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eOne Piece, 5 Inch OD, Aluminum Driveshaft for 2001-2006 Chevy\/GMC, Extended Cab, Long Bed, 4WD, Transmission ZF, Duramax Diesel\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eUpgrade your OEM 2 piece to this Heavy Duty 1 piece aluminum\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003ch3\u003eFREE GROUND SHIPPING INSIDE THE USA\u003cbr\u003e(This product does not qualify for international shipping) \u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c!-- ↓ TAB Section (DRIVESHAFT) ↓ --\u003e\n\u003cul class=\"shopify-tabs\"\u003e\n\u003cli data-tab=\"tab-1\" class=\"current\"\u003eNotes\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-tab=\"tab-2\"\u003eSpecs\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-tab=\"tab-3\"\u003eVehicle Fitment\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-tab=\"tab-4\"\u003eTubing\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"shopify-tab-content current\" id=\"tab-1\"\u003e\n \u003ch3\u003eHeavy Duty 5 Inch Aluminum Driveshaft\u003c\/h3\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eThis driveshaft fits 2001 to 2006 Chevrolet\/GMC, Duramax Extended Cab Long Bed 4 Wheel Drive trucks with manual ZF transmissions. \u003c\/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eUse this driveshaft to upgrade and convert your factory 2 piece driveshaft into a heavy duty 1 piece. The OEM 2 pc driveshafts are notorious for driveshaft vibrations and component failures. Countless customers complain of their OEM 2 pc shaft having repeated and expensive carrier bearing failures. Our Aluminum driveshaft eliminates the carrier bearing for a stronger, more reliable driveshaft. \u003c\/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eThis driveshaft is heavy duty from end to end. We use the Spicer cold forged sealed u-joint - the best and strongest 1480 u-joint available. The Aluminum tubing is 5\" OD Arconic premium aluminum seamless material that is 1\/8\" thick -- rated for over 7,000 ft\/lbs of torque! It will handle even the heaviest towing loads. We offer a lifetime warranty on our welds and a 1 year unlimited mile warranty on all parts.\u003c\/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eThe driveshaft comes fully assembled with the transfer case slip yoke, balanced and ready to bolt in. Installation is as simple as sliding in the transfer case yoke and bolting up the straps. If you need new straps for the rear end yoke, select that option below. Be sure to check for clearance issues with the old carrier bearing mounting bracket. Many Duramax trucks require you to remove the carrier bearing bracket so that the new larger driveshaft does not rub on the carrier bracket.\u003c\/p\u003e\n \u003ch3\u003e\n You won't be disappointed with your 5\" aluminum driveshaft. Time and again customers are impressed at how well made the driveshaft is and better yet, how it helps solve vibration and carrier bearing problems - no matter if is a daily driver, over the road towing rig or pulling truck, aluminum is the way to go.\n \u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"shopify-tab-content\" id=\"tab-2\"\u003e\n \u003ctable\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWeld Yoke Material:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eAluminum 6061-T6 Forged Yoke\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTube Material:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e0.125 WALL 6061-T6 Seamless\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTube Outside Diameter:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e5.0 Inch OD\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\n \u003cstrong\u003eU-Joint:\u003c\/strong\u003e\n \u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\n Spicer\/Dana\u003cbr\u003e1480 Series \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/actionmachineinc.myshopify.com\/pages\/finding-u-joint-series\" title=\"U-Joint Measuring Guide\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e(Measuring Guide - U-Joint)\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/a\u003eU-Joint Size: 1.375\" Cap x 4.188\" Span\u003cbr\u003ePremium Non-Greasable\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDriveshaft Length:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e79 inches - Seal to Center of U-Joint\n \u003ca title=\"Driveshaft Length Measuring Guide\" href=\"https:\/\/actionmachineinc.myshopify.com\/pages\/driveshaft-measuring-guide-form-1-piece\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e(Measuring Guide - Driveshaft Length)\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003c\/tbody\u003e\n \u003c\/table\u003e\n \u003cbr\u003e\n \u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2012\/8549\/files\/Driveshaft_Length_slip-ujoint_480x480.png?v=1603981600\" alt=\"Driveshaft Length Measuring Graphic\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"shopify-tab-content\" id=\"tab-3\"\u003e\n \u003ctable class=\"table table-bordered\"\u003e\n \u003cthead\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003cth\u003eMODEL\u003c\/th\u003e\n \u003cth\u003eMAKE\u003c\/th\u003e\n \u003cth\u003eFITMENT NOTES\u003c\/th\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003c\/thead\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eChevy\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eSilverado 2500\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eExtended Cab, Long Bed (8 ft), Manual, ZF, Duramax Diesel, 4WD\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eChevy\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eSilverado 3500\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eExtended Cab, Long Bed (8 ft), Manual, ZF, Duramax Diesel, 4WD\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eGMC\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eSierra 2500\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eExtended Cab, Long Bed (8 ft), Manual, ZF, Duramax Diesel, 4WD\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eGMC\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eSierra 3500\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eExtended Cab, Long Bed (8 ft), Manual, ZF, Duramax Diesel, 4WD\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003c\/tbody\u003e\n \u003c\/table\u003e\n \u003cbr\u003e\n \u003ctable width=\"100%\"\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd bgcolor=\"#e0e0e0\"\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eYears\u003c\/strong\u003e\n\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd bgcolor=\"#e0e0e0\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTransmission\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e4WD (4X4)\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd bgcolor=\"#e0e0e0\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTrans Code\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eManual ZF, Duramax Diesel\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd bgcolor=\"#e0e0e0\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWheel Base\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e157.5 Inch\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003c\/tbody\u003e\n \u003c\/table\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"shopify-tab-content\" id=\"tab-4\"\u003e\n \u003ch3\u003eQuality Aluminum Tubing vs. Thin Wall Swedged Tubing\u003c\/h3\u003e\n \u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2012\/8549\/files\/Screen_Shot_2024-04-11_at_2.25.38_PM.png?v=1712859999\" alt=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n \u003ctable style=\"width: 100%;\" width=\"100%\"\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd style=\"width: 50%;\"\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eAction Machine Inc.:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003eHeavy Duty Tubing \u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd style=\"width: 50%;\"\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eThe Others:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThin Wall Swedged Tubing\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003c\/tbody\u003e\n \u003c\/table\u003e\n \u003chr\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eThe Action Machine driveshaft is a heavy-duty driveshaft made to last. You will find cheaper aluminum driveshafts on the internet but that is what they are – cheaper in price and quality. \u003c\/p\u003e \n \u003cp\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"AMI aluminum vs Swedged driveshaft\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2012\/8549\/files\/Screen_Shot_2024-04-12_at_3.25.26_PM.png?v=1712949983\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eWhen you see other aluminum driveshafts with tubing that is bigger in the middle and smaller at the ends, that is a thin wall 0.075 inch aluminum which is light duty OEM material. Our 1\/8 inch thick heavy duty Arconic brand tube is made with an even wall thickness and extra straight from end to end to run vibration free and for incredible torque performance. Some driveshafts with cheaper prices have conversion u-joints that step from one u-joint size to another or greaseable u-joints. Conversion and greaseable u-joints are not as strong as the cold forged solid cross u-joints that we use and have more play. Many of the cheaper shafts have cast weld yokes at each end while ours are USA made forged weld yokes. In fact, every part of our driveshaft from end to end is USA made premium product – assembled, welded and balanced by our team here in Indiana. You can’t compare the quality, durability and life you will get from our driveshaft to other lower cost driveshafts out there.\u003c\/p\u003e\n \u003chr\u003e\n \u003cp\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2012\/8549\/files\/Screen_Shot_2024-04-11_at_1.38.19_PM.png?v=1712858130\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- ↑ TAB Section ↑ --\u003e\n\n\u003cp style=\"color: white;\"\u003e.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003chr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis drive shaft includes the slip yoke and is balanced and ready to install.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003chr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eIf you have any questions we are here to help:\u003cbr\u003e \u003ca 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Piece, 5 Inch OD, Aluminum Driveshaft for 2001-2006 Chevy\/GMC, Extended Cab, Long Bed, 4WD, Transmission ZF, Duramax Diesel\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eUpgrade your OEM 2 piece to this Heavy Duty 1 piece aluminum\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003ch3\u003eFREE GROUND SHIPPING INSIDE THE USA\u003cbr\u003e(This product does not qualify for international shipping) \u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c!-- ↓ TAB Section (DRIVESHAFT) ↓ --\u003e\n\u003cul class=\"shopify-tabs\"\u003e\n\u003cli data-tab=\"tab-1\" class=\"current\"\u003eNotes\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-tab=\"tab-2\"\u003eSpecs\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-tab=\"tab-3\"\u003eVehicle Fitment\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-tab=\"tab-4\"\u003eTubing\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"shopify-tab-content current\" id=\"tab-1\"\u003e\n \u003ch3\u003eHeavy Duty 5 Inch Aluminum Driveshaft\u003c\/h3\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eThis driveshaft fits 2001 to 2006 Chevrolet\/GMC, Duramax Extended Cab Long Bed 4 Wheel Drive trucks with manual ZF transmissions. \u003c\/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eUse this driveshaft to upgrade and convert your factory 2 piece driveshaft into a heavy duty 1 piece. The OEM 2 pc driveshafts are notorious for driveshaft vibrations and component failures. Countless customers complain of their OEM 2 pc shaft having repeated and expensive carrier bearing failures. Our Aluminum driveshaft eliminates the carrier bearing for a stronger, more reliable driveshaft. \u003c\/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eThis driveshaft is heavy duty from end to end. We use the Spicer cold forged sealed u-joint - the best and strongest 1480 u-joint available. The Aluminum tubing is 5\" OD Arconic premium aluminum seamless material that is 1\/8\" thick -- rated for over 7,000 ft\/lbs of torque! It will handle even the heaviest towing loads. We offer a lifetime warranty on our welds and a 1 year unlimited mile warranty on all parts.\u003c\/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eThe driveshaft comes fully assembled with the transfer case slip yoke, balanced and ready to bolt in. Installation is as simple as sliding in the transfer case yoke and bolting up the straps. If you need new straps for the rear end yoke, select that option below. Be sure to check for clearance issues with the old carrier bearing mounting bracket. Many Duramax trucks require you to remove the carrier bearing bracket so that the new larger driveshaft does not rub on the carrier bracket.\u003c\/p\u003e\n \u003ch3\u003e\n You won't be disappointed with your 5\" aluminum driveshaft. Time and again customers are impressed at how well made the driveshaft is and better yet, how it helps solve vibration and carrier bearing problems - no matter if is a daily driver, over the road towing rig or pulling truck, aluminum is the way to go.\n \u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"shopify-tab-content\" id=\"tab-2\"\u003e\n \u003ctable\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWeld Yoke Material:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eAluminum 6061-T6 Forged Yoke\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTube Material:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e0.125 WALL 6061-T6 Seamless\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTube Outside Diameter:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e5.0 Inch OD\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\n \u003cstrong\u003eU-Joint:\u003c\/strong\u003e\n \u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\n Spicer\/Dana\u003cbr\u003e1480 Series \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/actionmachineinc.myshopify.com\/pages\/finding-u-joint-series\" title=\"U-Joint Measuring Guide\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e(Measuring Guide - U-Joint)\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/a\u003eU-Joint Size: 1.375\" Cap x 4.188\" Span\u003cbr\u003ePremium Non-Greasable\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDriveshaft Length:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e79 inches - Seal to Center of U-Joint\n \u003ca title=\"Driveshaft Length Measuring Guide\" href=\"https:\/\/actionmachineinc.myshopify.com\/pages\/driveshaft-measuring-guide-form-1-piece\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e(Measuring Guide - Driveshaft Length)\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003c\/tbody\u003e\n \u003c\/table\u003e\n \u003cbr\u003e\n \u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2012\/8549\/files\/Driveshaft_Length_slip-ujoint_480x480.png?v=1603981600\" alt=\"Driveshaft Length Measuring Graphic\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"shopify-tab-content\" id=\"tab-3\"\u003e\n \u003ctable class=\"table table-bordered\"\u003e\n \u003cthead\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003cth\u003eMODEL\u003c\/th\u003e\n \u003cth\u003eMAKE\u003c\/th\u003e\n \u003cth\u003eFITMENT NOTES\u003c\/th\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003c\/thead\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eChevy\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eSilverado 2500\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eExtended Cab, Long Bed (8 ft), Manual, ZF, Duramax Diesel, 4WD\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eChevy\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eSilverado 3500\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eExtended Cab, Long Bed (8 ft), Manual, ZF, Duramax Diesel, 4WD\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eGMC\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eSierra 2500\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eExtended Cab, Long Bed (8 ft), Manual, ZF, Duramax Diesel, 4WD\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eGMC\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eSierra 3500\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eExtended Cab, Long Bed (8 ft), Manual, ZF, Duramax Diesel, 4WD\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003c\/tbody\u003e\n \u003c\/table\u003e\n \u003cbr\u003e\n \u003ctable width=\"100%\"\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd bgcolor=\"#e0e0e0\"\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eYears\u003c\/strong\u003e\n\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd bgcolor=\"#e0e0e0\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTransmission\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e4WD (4X4)\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd bgcolor=\"#e0e0e0\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTrans Code\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003eManual ZF, Duramax Diesel\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd bgcolor=\"#e0e0e0\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWheel Base\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd\u003e157.5 Inch\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003c\/tbody\u003e\n \u003c\/table\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"shopify-tab-content\" id=\"tab-4\"\u003e\n \u003ch3\u003eQuality Aluminum Tubing vs. Thin Wall Swedged Tubing\u003c\/h3\u003e\n \u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2012\/8549\/files\/Screen_Shot_2024-04-11_at_2.25.38_PM.png?v=1712859999\" alt=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n \u003ctable style=\"width: 100%;\" width=\"100%\"\u003e\n \u003ctbody\u003e\n \u003ctr\u003e\n \u003ctd style=\"width: 50%;\"\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eAction Machine Inc.:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003eHeavy Duty Tubing \u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003ctd style=\"width: 50%;\"\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eThe Others:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThin Wall Swedged Tubing\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/td\u003e\n \u003c\/tr\u003e\n \u003c\/tbody\u003e\n \u003c\/table\u003e\n \u003chr\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eThe Action Machine driveshaft is a heavy-duty driveshaft made to last. You will find cheaper aluminum driveshafts on the internet but that is what they are – cheaper in price and quality. \u003c\/p\u003e \n \u003cp\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"AMI aluminum vs Swedged driveshaft\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2012\/8549\/files\/Screen_Shot_2024-04-12_at_3.25.26_PM.png?v=1712949983\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n \u003cp\u003eWhen you see other aluminum driveshafts with tubing that is bigger in the middle and smaller at the ends, that is a thin wall 0.075 inch aluminum which is light duty OEM material. Our 1\/8 inch thick heavy duty Arconic brand tube is made with an even wall thickness and extra straight from end to end to run vibration free and for incredible torque performance. Some driveshafts with cheaper prices have conversion u-joints that step from one u-joint size to another or greaseable u-joints. Conversion and greaseable u-joints are not as strong as the cold forged solid cross u-joints that we use and have more play. Many of the cheaper shafts have cast weld yokes at each end while ours are USA made forged weld yokes. In fact, every part of our driveshaft from end to end is USA made premium product – assembled, welded and balanced by our team here in Indiana. You can’t compare the quality, durability and life you will get from our driveshaft to other lower cost driveshafts out there.\u003c\/p\u003e\n \u003chr\u003e\n \u003cp\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2012\/8549\/files\/Screen_Shot_2024-04-11_at_1.38.19_PM.png?v=1712858130\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- ↑ TAB Section ↑ --\u003e\n\n\u003cp style=\"color: white;\"\u003e.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003chr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis drive shaft includes the slip yoke and is balanced and ready to install.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003chr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eIf you have any questions we are here to help:\u003cbr\u003e \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/m.me\/126080680780625?ref=messenger_commerce_1163199097047119_https:\/\/actionmachineinc.myshopify.com\/collections\/step-2-slip-yokes?_sc=1\u0026amp;design_theme_id=169352453\u0026amp;frame_token=M_N5SwVtMVwJVnoWROpsibpht2k2_W8cadlvVAJ0kej_vX_Kn1ZeTiXa9q1gt0_QsQQBNTSagPD0jTIUAGNvWcgHdpxZLlBDrXx0QjFkCDdGrNxRamwV7l-GVSbjpuuoiaDEFMvvgL5EMsWwP1LiKA%3D%3D\"\u003e CHAT\u003c\/a\u003e | PHONE \u003ca href=\"tel:574-287-9650\"\u003e(574)287-9650\u003c\/a\u003e | \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.actionmachineinc.com\/pages\/contact-us\" title=\"Contact Information for Action Machine Inc.\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/www.actionmachineinc.com\/pages\/contact-us\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eCONTACT US\u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.actionmachineinc.com\/pages\/contact-us\" title=\"Contact Us\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003chr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFREE GROUND SHIPPING INSIDE THE USA\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cem\u003e(This product does not qualify for international shipping)\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003chr\u003e"}

Duramax One Piece 5" OD Aluminum Driveshaft - XCLB

Vendor: Action Machine Inc., Sku: 5A1480-M-XCLB(01-06)

Product Description

One Piece, 5 Inch OD, Aluminum Driveshaft for 2001-2006 Chevy/GMC, Extended Cab, Long Bed, 4WD, Transmission ZF, Duramax Diesel

Upgrade your OEM 2 piece to this Heavy Duty 1 piece aluminum

FREE GROUND SHIPPING INSIDE THE USA
(This product does not qualify for international shipping)

  • Notes
  • Specs
  • Vehicle Fitment
  • Tubing

Heavy Duty 5 Inch Aluminum Driveshaft

This driveshaft fits 2001 to 2006 Chevrolet/GMC, Duramax Extended Cab Long Bed 4 Wheel Drive trucks with manual ZF transmissions.

Use this driveshaft to upgrade and convert your factory 2 piece driveshaft into a heavy duty 1 piece. The OEM 2 pc driveshafts are notorious for driveshaft vibrations and component failures. Countless customers complain of their OEM 2 pc shaft having repeated and expensive carrier bearing failures. Our Aluminum driveshaft eliminates the carrier bearing for a stronger, more reliable driveshaft.

This driveshaft is heavy duty from end to end. We use the Spicer cold forged sealed u-joint - the best and strongest 1480 u-joint available. The Aluminum tubing is 5" OD Arconic premium aluminum seamless material that is 1/8" thick -- rated for over 7,000 ft/lbs of torque! It will handle even the heaviest towing loads. We offer a lifetime warranty on our welds and a 1 year unlimited mile warranty on all parts.

The driveshaft comes fully assembled with the transfer case slip yoke, balanced and ready to bolt in. Installation is as simple as sliding in the transfer case yoke and bolting up the straps. If you need new straps for the rear end yoke, select that option below. Be sure to check for clearance issues with the old carrier bearing mounting bracket. Many Duramax trucks require you to remove the carrier bearing bracket so that the new larger driveshaft does not rub on the carrier bracket.

You won't be disappointed with your 5" aluminum driveshaft. Time and again customers are impressed at how well made the driveshaft is and better yet, how it helps solve vibration and carrier bearing problems - no matter if is a daily driver, over the road towing rig or pulling truck, aluminum is the way to go.

Weld Yoke Material: Aluminum 6061-T6 Forged Yoke
Tube Material: 0.125 WALL 6061-T6 Seamless
Tube Outside Diameter: 5.0 Inch OD
U-Joint: Spicer/Dana
1480 Series (Measuring Guide - U-Joint)
U-Joint Size: 1.375" Cap x 4.188" Span
Premium Non-Greasable
Driveshaft Length: 79 inches - Seal to Center of U-Joint (Measuring Guide - Driveshaft Length)

Driveshaft Length Measuring Graphic

MODEL MAKE FITMENT NOTES
Chevy Silverado 2500 Extended Cab, Long Bed (8 ft), Manual, ZF, Duramax Diesel, 4WD
Chevy Silverado 3500 Extended Cab, Long Bed (8 ft), Manual, ZF, Duramax Diesel, 4WD
GMC Sierra 2500 Extended Cab, Long Bed (8 ft), Manual, ZF, Duramax Diesel, 4WD
GMC Sierra 3500 Extended Cab, Long Bed (8 ft), Manual, ZF, Duramax Diesel, 4WD

Years 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Transmission 4WD (4X4)
Trans Code Manual ZF, Duramax Diesel
Wheel Base 157.5 Inch

Quality Aluminum Tubing vs. Thin Wall Swedged Tubing

Action Machine Inc.:
Heavy Duty Tubing
The Others:
Thin Wall Swedged Tubing

The Action Machine driveshaft is a heavy-duty driveshaft made to last. You will find cheaper aluminum driveshafts on the internet but that is what they are – cheaper in price and quality.

AMI aluminum vs Swedged driveshaft

When you see other aluminum driveshafts with tubing that is bigger in the middle and smaller at the ends, that is a thin wall 0.075 inch aluminum which is light duty OEM material. Our 1/8 inch thick heavy duty Arconic brand tube is made with an even wall thickness and extra straight from end to end to run vibration free and for incredible torque performance. Some driveshafts with cheaper prices have conversion u-joints that step from one u-joint size to another or greaseable u-joints. Conversion and greaseable u-joints are not as strong as the cold forged solid cross u-joints that we use and have more play. Many of the cheaper shafts have cast weld yokes at each end while ours are USA made forged weld yokes. In fact, every part of our driveshaft from end to end is USA made premium product – assembled, welded and balanced by our team here in Indiana. You can’t compare the quality, durability and life you will get from our driveshaft to other lower cost driveshafts out there.


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This drive shaft includes the slip yoke and is balanced and ready to install.


If you have any questions we are here to help:
CHAT | PHONE (574)287-9650 | CONTACT US


FREE GROUND SHIPPING INSIDE THE USA
(This product does not qualify for international shipping)


Sku: 5A1480-M-XCLB(01-06)

Ship Time:

All driveshafts are custom built to your specification. Current lead time is 2 weeks from time of order.

$903.55
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