Driveshaft center hanger bearing and bracket?

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canada karl
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Driveshaft center hanger bearing and bracket?

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I see that the Manual shft and the Automatic shaft are some what different but the center hanger bearing is the same. Correct? There seem to be quite a few hanger bearing and bracket assemblies on Ebay that are supposed to fit and they are way cheaper than an oem?
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Re: Driveshaft center hanger bearing and bracket?

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They're likely the same but I never checked. The D/S itself is different because the trannys are different lengths. Different prices due in part to different quality. Check thru Realoem, but I think it's the same as the E28 one, and it's a common upgrade on them to use the E34 center support. I would not buy one that was the URO brand, while some of their stuff is ok, overall it doesn't have a good reputation and it's a PITA to R and R the driveshaft. Meyle is usually ok.
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canada karl
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Re: Driveshaft center hanger bearing and bracket?

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Thanks for the info. :D
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Re: Driveshaft center hanger bearing and bracket?

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For god's sake, stay away from URO!!!

I have always had problems with their parts. Either they fail way too early, or the part doesn't line up like it should. Every time I gave them a chance, I got burned.

You know the saying, "you get what you pay for."

Mike
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