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I have a 2012 Ram 3500 4WD Crew Cab ST DUALLY (DRW).
I bought it used with 140,000 miles.
However, after spending almost 3 days trying to match up the 3 REAR MAIN driveshaft U-Joints for a DUALLY (DRW)-
Come to find out my driveshaft calls for SINGLE Rear Wheel U-Joints (SRW)

Is this normal or did someone put a different driveshaft in my truck at some point?

(I rebuilt both front and rear driveshafts using my home made horizontal hydraulic press =
A 1.5 ton bottle jack and a piece of a 20 inch wide "I" Beam.)

(Had to use a grinder to cut out part of the old Rear shaft joints...)

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Yes. At several places (Rockauto / Oriley's / Autozone / NAPA / etc. - we were looking for the exact correct DRW truck that I have and all of the different brands and styles for DRW u-joint X's without the caps would not even fit into the yokes.
But the SRW ones worked perfectly...
 

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I got them all done.
2 Moog's and 1 Spicer in the front axle (forget the numbers...)
The rear took 3 Spicer's 5-3206X
 
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