BMW Paralever Driveshaft Remanufacturing

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  1. HPMGuy

    HPMGuy Been here awhile

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    I am offering the complete driveshaft remanufacturing service for the '95 and earlier Paralever BMW's.

    This includes:

    1) Replacement of stock rubber damper with a Urethane damper. (This cures the out of phase problem that plagues these shafts).

    2) Conversion of driveshaft to accept, and installation of two heavy duty, high quality u-joints with grease fittings. The joints are held in place with circlips.

    3) 12 month or 12,000 mile warranty (whichever comes first).

    4) Return shipping to addresses in the Continental United States. (Other addresses will be charged actual shipping cost, per customers requested carrier.)

    Pricing: $450.00

    I also rebuild the Monolever and earlier single joint shafts, $170 + shipping.

    For information on other products/services for your BMW, visit www.hendersenprecision.com


    Please contact me with any questions:

    Guy Hendersen
    (209) 962-7500
    airhead@hendersenprecision.com
    www.hendersenprecision.com
    PM me or....reply to this thread.



    Here is the finished product:

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  2. matey peeps

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  3. HackyMoto

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    EXCELLENT:clap
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  4. HPMGuy

    HPMGuy Been here awhile

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    Thanks for the feedback! :thumb


    I am looking for some rebuildable cores to use for exchange units. If anybody has one they want to sell, contact me-or maybe somebody knows of a good source?


    Guy
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  6. HPMGuy

    HPMGuy Been here awhile

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    Pricing has changed a little.

    Damper replacement with two u-joints: $450 (no change)

    Damper replacement only: $165

    U-joint replacement only: $325

    All prices still include return shipping in the Continental USA.

    Guy Hendersen
    Hendersen Precision Mfg.
    (209) 962-7500
    guy@hendersenprecision.com
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  7. The Dude Himself

    The Dude Himself Hooked on Dirt!!

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    Ok, so my ujoints crapped out. I just need the joints, but I'm called to by the dampner also... will the offroad version put more instant power to the rear wheel? (vs the stock which feels like it has some play?
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    The Dude Himself Hooked on Dirt!!

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    Oh, got a line on a used one, I'll sell it to you once i get mine back from you or get something better worked out.
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  9. HPMGuy

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    The offroad version will allow less rotation of the inner tube in relation to the outer tube of the driveshaft, this is why the dampening qualities are reduced with the offroad version. I doubt that you will be able to feel this difference while riding though.
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  10. Andrew

    Andrew Optimus Primer Super Moderator

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    So glad to hear of your services. Three questions:

    1. What's your turnaround time if someone sends you their driveshaft?

    2. What parts, exactly, do they send you?

    3. Have you looked at CV joints? I know Oak and B.Jan were trying to make something work with CVs...
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  11. HPMGuy

    HPMGuy Been here awhile

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    Andrew,

    1) Turnaround is three weeks or less.

    2) Send the entire driveshaft.

    3) Getting a shaft with CV joints would be quite a large undertaking. It would not be just a modification of the existing shaft, it would be producing an entirely new unit ($$$), from front to back. I believe that the CV project by Oak etc. is on hold right now for lack of funding.
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  12. boxer odyssey

    boxer odyssey to excess and beyond

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    Hi,

    I live in New Zealand, way down on the upside down half of the globe and I have driveshaft with badly damaged Knuckles.

    Can you sell me a shaft without an exchange/one to rebuild? If so how much?
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  13. tigerapple

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    Hi..I have the same problem too..Im wondering if you have replacements for sale so that i dont have to send the shaft to where you are? Or the upgraded parts for sale so that modifications can be carried out here?
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  14. HPMGuy

    HPMGuy Been here awhile

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    I do not have enough spare shafts to start selling them outright, I need the returned cores to work through the exchange program. However, I do have a core here that is in good shape, except for the rear yoke which has badly worn splines. If your rear yoke is serviceable, you could ship it over and I will make one good shaft out of it.
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  15. HPMGuy

    HPMGuy Been here awhile

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    There is a tremendous amount of variation in the dimensions of the yokes produced by BMW throughout the years. Every rebuild is a custom job, each yoke requiring different sized rings to properly fit the u-joints. (Rings in increments of .001 in, through the ~.015 in. variation in the distance across yoke flats.) Because of this it would not be practical to sell the rebuild in a kit form.
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  16. boxer odyssey

    boxer odyssey to excess and beyond

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    My rear yoke is in good condition, splines all nice.
    what sort of money are we talking?
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  17. HPMGuy

    HPMGuy Been here awhile

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    I emailed you with the details.
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  18. GB

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    This remanufacturing extends to all paralever driveshafts, including airheads and hexheads? :ear Looks very nice!
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  19. HPMGuy

    HPMGuy Been here awhile

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    Actually, it only applies to the Airhead GS and R bikes. I should have clarified that, thanks for asking.
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  20. GB

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    R bikes, you mean 1100 and 1150 "oilheads" but not the R1200 "hexheads", right?
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