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Old 11-13-2011, 05:20 PM
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Short drive shaft

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Originally Posted by firebird7980
i swap a 350 chevy into my v6 79 firebird. now i cant get my drive shaft in it. seems about 1 1/2 inch to short. my u joint cap line up will my yoke but i cant get it to go over the yoke and i notice the slip yoke on front is all the way in agaist the trans. i am using same trans 3 speed manual and same rear end thank you.

If I'm reading this right your front yoke is in too far, as long as you are using the same transmission mounts, that front yoke should not be in all the way, you have to leave room for movement.

Bob
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