Should my front drive line on my 2001 Ranger have any play

Tiny
DEREK97116
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  • 2001 FORD RANGER
  • 74,000 MILES
On my 2001 ranger I have a superlift with a superlift front drive line and I can grab it and turn it like half an inch either way is that normal on 4wd vehicles to have it move like that I dident have the truck turned on or in 4wd u joints don't clank or move if I shake it
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Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 AT 1:56 AM

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Tiny
JACOBANDNICKOLAS
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What are you turning?
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Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 AT 2:05 AM
Tiny
DEREK97116
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I'm turning the whole front drive line
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Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 AT 2:13 AM
Tiny
JACOBANDNICKOLAS
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Something is worn then. Check to see where the play is coming from.
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Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 AT 2:23 AM
Tiny
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There is no clank noise when I turn it or shake it
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Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 AT 2:46 AM
Tiny
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The drive line was replaced when the super lift was put on and the truck only has 75000 miles so idk there is a little vibration in the steering wheel but I think its cause the alterain tires and the lift
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Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 AT 3:05 AM

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