State the function and construction of slip joint.
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Function: This serves to adjust the length of the propeller shaft when demanded by the rear axle movement. This joint allows variation in length of the propeller shaft.

Construction: Depending upon the type of the drive, one slip joint may be there in shaft. Slip joint is formed by the internal splines on the sleve attached to the left universal joint and external splines on the propeller shaft.

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