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If you're looking for Guaranteed Used or Recon Drive shafts, 1st Choice Spares puts you in touch with up to 150 UK Car Breakers and DRIVE SHAFT specialists all over the UK - Instantly.Enter the Reg Number or Vehicle details and Select DRIVE SHAFT from the list of parts available.  Add your contact info and we'll check stock from Car Breakers & drive shaft specialists, Reconditioners and Re-manufacturers - Ensuring you receive NO OBLIGATION quotes by Phone, Email or Text - In moments! 
Latest Quotes
  • VAUXHALL ASTRA SRI CDTI | DRIVESHAFT (RIGHT) | £51.00
  • RENAULT SCENIC RX4 MONACO DCI | DRIVESHAFT (RIGHT) | £36.00
  • FORD MONDEO ZETEC TDCI | DRIVESHAFT (RIGHT) | £41.00
  • FORD FIESTA STYLE CLIMATE 16V | Driver side driveshaft | £15.00
  • VAUXHALL ASTRA EXCLUSIV | Driveshaft Front LH A16XER Petrol Automatic | £225.00
  • BMW 3 SERIES 320I M SPORT | DRIVESHAFT (LEFT) | NELSON | £41.00
Latest Requests
  • VOLVO V40 D2 CROSS COUNTRY LUX 5 DOOR HATCHBACK (2016) DIESEL | DRIVESHAFT (LEFT)
  • CHEVROLET ORLANDO LT MPV (MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLE) (2011) PETROL | PASSENGER SIDE DRIVESHAFT
  • KIA CARENS LX 16V CRDI MPV (MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLE) (15-06-2006) DIESEL | PASSENGER SIDE DRIVE SHAFT
  • PEUGEOT 208 E-HDI ACTIVE 5 DOOR HATCHBACK (2014) DIESEL | OSF DRIVESHAFT (TRADE PRICE PLEASE)
  • PEUGEOT BIPPER HDI S PANEL VAN (INTEGRAL) (2009) DIESEL | N/S DRIVESHAFT

Used Drive shafts:

1st Choice Spares is the UK'S largest network of used drive shaft suppliers online and have the UK’s largest stock of Used & Recon Drive shafts. All second hand and reconditioned drive shafts are guaranteed and supplied at discount prices. 

What is a driveshaft:

Simply speaking it is a rod that revolves such that it can take power from the engine and deliver it to the wheels of your car. If the driveshaft is broken then the engine cannot turn the wheels! The shaft is a hollow tube of metal, as the outer part of the rod has the usable strength in this application - and having the shaft hollow reduces weight and expense. A drawback is that the drive shaft becomes vulnerable to external knocks – like hitting a rock if driving off road or on a bumpy track. The shaft itself could be bent or cracked; or else the transmission or differential could be damaged by absorbing the shock transmitted along the shaft. 

Drive Shafts UK Dismantled & Stocked:

Our scrap yard members stock all makes of drive shaft for cars, vans and 4x4s.

Drive Shaft Parts:

A common cause of failure for drive shaft parts is insufficient lubrication. If you hear a noise coming from the drive shaft area then that could mean that a bearings needs to be cleaned and lubricated. It is important to regularly inspect the slip yoke and universal joints because they are exposed to dirt and water from the road surface. Vibrations coming from the drive shaft area can be caused by the shaft being out of balance. 


Drive shafts dismantled:

1st Choice members offer discount prices on all used drive shafts & parts for all models, [whether you need a replacement bearing, cover, ring, hub, joint, socket, or shaft]. Whether you need near side, off side, front or rear – let us locate the drive shaft or Car Parts you need. 

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It's a recycling thing. Good value second hand car parts from car salvage and breakers: You need them and we want to help you find them, and we have been since 1991 you can get an idea of the vast and varied car parts that we can source by looking at our Latest Requests page.

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RENAULT MEGANE DYNAMIQUE VVT DRIVESHAFT (LEFT) TOYOTA COROLLA T SPORT VVTL-I DRIVESHAFT (RIGHT)