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Old 01-27-2013, 09:43 PM
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side angle

Spicer, U joints have a web site that has charts on how to compute the actual working angle, using the horizontal and verticle off sets. up and down and side to side. Normally the trans output-crank shaft is down and the pinion angle should be UP, both angles paralled at load position. If your suspension components have a large difference in length the pinion angle will change a corresponding larger arc swing. The 2003 Ford GT, modern version of the old GT40, has the rear half shafts running at an angle. It looks strange when I was used to looking at a Jag or Corvette rear suspension. We had links a few months ago when someone else was having drive shaft problems
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