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Old 11-30-2006, 03:22 PM
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The problem with aluminum is you have to increase the wall thickness and tube size to get the same strenght. The weight further from the center increase polar inertia. Rendereing your $300 wasted. Smaller steel tubes work better are cheaper. If you got money to burn go carbon fiber. Same strenght but less than half the weight of aluminum. I'm guessing you have lot's of other places to spend $300 saving rotating weight than the driveshaft. The clutch is your main killer.
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