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02 is300, driveshaft options??

I've recently had a vibration around 50mph, and 65+mph. Also finally determined this to be my u joints beginning to fail, as the front u joint has a rough spot in both directions, and the rear has a very rough spot, although no play in them yet. They are not serviceable u joints (thanks Toyota) so it seems replacing the whole driveshaft is my only option at this point.

If anyone else has been through this, who/what shaft did you order? I found this one piece for sale and seems like an ok deal, but pictures do not show a slip joint. Although it's most likely just a stock photo I want to be sure before placing the order.

https://frsport.com/driveshaft-shop-...us-is300-98-05

Other suggestions are welcome. Also not opposed to having one made, I feel that would be more expensive however.

The car is a stock drivetrain 2002, factory transmission and rear, manual yransmission.
Thanks.
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it looks like its a stock photo. go here:

The Driveshaft Shop | IS300 - Toyota - Import Driveshafts

unless you can find a good deal on a used one, i believe this is your only other option.

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it looks like its a stock photo. go here:

The Driveshaft Shop | IS300 - Toyota - Import Driveshafts

unless you can find a good deal on a used one, i believe this is your only other option.
That's the same part number, so I'm going to assume it's the same part. Seems like it's just a different supplier. Will most likely wind up going this route when Christmas is done and over with.
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They are both made by DSS. The link i provided is buying directly from DSS. FR Sport in this case is just acting as a middle man. i would go with the pic on DSS' website as the more accurate one. if you want to confirm, id call them.

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I've recently had a vibration around 50mph, and 65+mph. Also finally determined this to be my u joints beginning to fail, as the front u joint has a rough spot in both directions, and the rear has a very rough spot, although no play in them yet. They are not serviceable u joints (thanks Toyota) so it seems replacing the whole driveshaft is my only option at this point.

If anyone else has been through this, who/what shaft did you order? I found this one piece for sale and seems like an ok deal, but pictures do not show a slip joint. Although it's most likely just a stock photo I want to be sure before placing the order.

https://frsport.com/driveshaft-shop-...us-is300-98-05

Other suggestions are welcome. Also not opposed to having one made, I feel that would be more expensive however.

The car is a stock drivetrain 2002, factory transmission and rear, manual yransmission.
Thanks.
Just go to a local driveshaft shop. Easy to make a one piece shaft.
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Just go to a local driveshaft shop. Easy to make a one piece shaft.
Just make sure that they build it with rebuildable and greaseable GM u-joints. This makes it way easier to service, or to replace a u-joint in the future.

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