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Old 08-16-2021, 11:45 AM
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Picked up my 4th tire from the shop today.😎
Letís see what we can to with the front half of the drive shaft.😳
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Old 08-16-2021, 12:48 PM
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Should work just fine. Did you have it mounted up and use a dial indicator to check for run out?
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Old 08-16-2021, 01:31 PM
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Should work just fine. Did you have it mounted up and use a dial indicator to check for run out?
Not yet Dozer.
This is strictly a mock up to determine if this would even work.
I left the the front shaft a bit long. My chop saw doesnít do the best cuts any more so I can still have a machine shop make a better cut.
Nothing is welded yet either.
The front yoke is still the S10 yoke. It went into the Mopar trans nicely Due to the fact the the inner hole is much bigger then the output shaft in the 904.
The outer diameter must be close to the same as the Mopar yoke. Strictly luck on that.😎
Crawled into the car and assembled the rest of the shaft.
Just enough angle to let the u joints work properly.
Thanks for stopping by.....
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Old 08-16-2021, 03:18 PM
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Old 08-16-2021, 06:14 PM
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My V8 S10 has a 2-piece driveshaft. It works great with no vibration. My 62 Bel Air also has a 2-piece driveshaft, when I put in the TH350 we shortened it with the method you show. It has worked great for several thousand miles and also has no vibration. The way you did it will be fine.
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Old 08-22-2021, 04:08 PM
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Need to get the dash out of the donor and into the custom.
Then I can mock up the steering column.
First step is to remove the garnish molding.
The perimieter frame is a one piecer.
The dash on the donor is complete. And I do have the ignition key too.
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Old 08-22-2021, 07:18 PM
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That is a killer dash Torchie.
What is that to the left of the ignition key?
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Old 08-22-2021, 07:21 PM
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That is a killer dash Torchie.
What is that to the left of the ignition key?
I think itís just a reflection POPS. Or some crud......😳😜
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Old 08-22-2021, 07:38 PM
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Looks like the spotlight mechanism
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Old 08-22-2021, 08:08 PM
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Looks like the spotlight mechanism
Lol I was looking at the wrong picture.😳
You are right OI. Itís the handle part of the spotlight.😎
Still hanging from the wire.
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