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I have my BMW in my cousins shop. The rear yoke rusted out and the drive shaft dropped. We got the car up on a lift and was able to get the drive shaft out. The shaft is fine, but I have ordered the center support bearing that needs replaces and the rear u joint that also needs replaced.

Here's where I am coming into an issue finding the rear "yoke". I have looked everywhere I could find online and still no luck finding this part. The terms "bmw yoke" and "bmw driveshaft yoke" barely returns anything. So, am I just using the wrong technical term? Can anyone point me to a place online that I can purchase the rear yoke? I'd really appreciate it. My car's been out of commission going on 2 weeks now.

Here is an image capture of the "yoke" that I need. I hope this helps:



Thanks in advance the help.
 

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the rear yoke... its at the end of the transmission held up by a giant nut... looks kind of like a triangle with 3 holes in it.
 

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the rear yoke... its at the end of the transmission held up by a giant nut... looks kind of like a triangle with 3 holes in it.
Thanks. So can you tell me what the part is called in the image I attached in the thread with the arrow pointing to it? It's at the end of the driveshaft and connects the rear ujoint and the rear of the driveshaft. I need to replace that part and haven't been able to find it online anywhere.
 

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that is called the flange. the yokes are the pieces the bolt to the flanges and go into the trans or the diff. it might be easier to go to a junkyard and rip off a driveshaft
 

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that is called the flange. the yokes are the pieces the bolt to the flanges and go into the trans or the diff. it might be easier to go to a junkyard and rip off a driveshaft
+1... for sure. :thumbup:
 

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You will not be able to replace the rear yoke and not have a vibration when you done, the U joints are not replaceable on bmw driveshaft they are stacked in, your best bet is to buy a remanufactured one, at the end it is chipper, since it will be balanced.
This company carrys a great quality Drive shafts at very low price. www.wholesaleimportparts.com
 
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