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PostPosted: Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:37 am 

Joined: Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:06 pm
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Car Model: Saab 9-3 1.9TID Convertible
Morning all,
Basically, I am mechanically retarded so please reply using language a 6 year old would roll their eye at :lol:

I've a new offside driveshaft to be fitted. However, I've now realised that there is a 2nd part to the driveshaft that is 'joined' in a housing (inner constant velocity joint possibly ??). Please see the attached image.

I've seen this called various things, intermediate driveshaft etc but what I would like to know is assuming I can get this as a kit, what the hell am I looking for ? Does the shaft and related bearings come out of the fixing housing allowing use of the existing housing for replacement parts or is it a sealed unit ?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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