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Old 05-15-2002, 07:24 PM
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I can tell you what I did on my T-Bucket. With the car sitting on the ground on all four wheels I slid the slip yoke into the tail shaft. There was a wear mark where it rode but if I remember it was 1/2"-3/4" from bottoming out. I then measured from the center of the bore where the u-joint cap would go in the slip yoke to the flat surface on the pinion flange-which would be the center of the u-joint cap that goes into the flange. Knowing this measurement, I chucked the driveshaft in a lathe and shortened it to that measurment. Worked great!
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