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  1. Classic Talk
    I am looking to restore my drive shaft and want to add the correct paint markings and strips. Can anyone give me information on what markings my car would have had on the drive shaft and the stripe colors? Here is my car info: 1965 289 3 speed convertible C code car. Build date was 8/5/1965...
  2. 2011 - 2014 V6 Mustang Tech
    Has anybody else had an issue with their aluminum 1 piece DS vibrating at speeds upwards of 50mph? I just got the DS and 3.73 gears installed. They double checked the pinion angle when I brought it back in and said it's in spec. They're going to try installing a different shaft to see if it's...
  3. 4.6L Tech
    Hello I am doing a motor swap in my 99 gt and I can't get the driveshaft off at the rear end. I'm just curious if it is possible for me to just start pulling the motor and slide the yoke out of it? I'm thinking if I drop the k member and then just slide it ahead? Anyone ever try this?
  4. 2011 - 2014 V6 Mustang Tech
    New to the forum, but have some questions. I've installed the following and have had a reputable shop install all. went from 2:73 - 3:73 gears BBK Longtubes ceramics w/catted x-pipe Aluminum driveshaft have a Bama tune - 93 octane This is what I've noticed; Idle drops when stopping at around...
  5. Classic Tech
    I've got a 67' mustang and am installing a Ford 302 V-8. This is the first car I've worked on so know next to nothing. As the car was originally made for a 6-cylinder engine, the drive shaft that came with it won't deliver the performance the V8 is capable of. What do you recommend in terms of...
  6. V6 Tech
    Hi everyone! I am hoping that I can find some help from other mustang owners. I have a 1997 Mustang with a 5 speed Manual and a 3.8l v6. My driveshaft has been bent from the torques and screwed up the bearings in my transmission. I am looking for a new transmission at the local junk yards. I...
  7. 4.6L Tech
    Alright guys here's the problem, I can be taking off in 1'st and most of the time I can hear the driveshaft shaking violently, and it's really bad in reverse.m but after I get going its smooth. I had a mechanic install a new clutch and he said a tranny mount was broke so he replaced it...
  8. 4.6L Tech
    Hey guys, ive posted about this before sorta but i posted about my clutch being all shaky n crap but i figured the noise was actually my exhaust hitting the chassis (mechanics dont know how to adjust an exhaust?) anyways. After a clutch job is it possible for them to not tighten a driveshaft...
  9. 2011-2014 Mustang Talk
    Wow, a Ford Dealer is no better than Joe Schmoe down the street. Scenario - I am driving my car down the street about 35mph in 3rd gear talking to my sister on the phone. I hear a shotgun blast go off in the car and thought, dang, I just got a blow out! i just had two rear tires installed...
  10. 2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    so i got my shaft masters alumnuin drive shaft today. I have pulled everything out and am ready to install. I have the 8.8 inch rear end, and i ordered the shaft masters 4" drive shaft w/ the cobra pinion flange so it will be a direct bolt on to the 8.8. But i got the part and im confused...
  11. Classic Tech
    I am not sure what the next step should be. I replaced the u joints, the old ones wernt that bad. But again when you get the car up to 65-70 it starts humming like you wouldnt belive. I jacked up the car the other day so i could get it up to speed with the tiers off of the ground. What i...
  12. 2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    My current OEM drive shaft has some vibrational issues and rather than wasting the money to get it fixed and rebalanced I'm just going to invent in a new one piece aluminum shaft. I have found two driveshafts: The one offered by Shaft-masters: Ford Mustang Aluminum Driveshaft 4" V6 Manual...
  13. 2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    What is the top speed my stock drive shaft can handle? - I would like to know before I ended up finding out the hard way :laughlitt
  14. 2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    First Impression!!!!!!!!! WOW holy hell man what a nice upgrade. Its less vibration, less noise and best of all the response in the car was alot quicker. I've had Mustang fever since its been in the garage for the winter, the weather has been decent but cold. I got a drive shaft loop and had a...
  15. 2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    I am not trying to knock anyone here but I am almost done with my mechanical engineering degree and I have learned a few think that can be applied to our cars. 1. When a shaft or gear is designed the torque being transmitted is the determining factor as to how strong it will need to be...
  16. 2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    i might be interested in getting a new fly wheel and aluminum drive shaft anyone have it and do you like it. i also read it takes about 2 tenths off your 1/4 mile times because it is about 24lbs lighter then the original. oh i have a 2008 mustang gt/cs
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