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Old 11-10-2003, 10:15 PM
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I'd say try it like it is first. My '69 Nova (8.2") used a driveshaft from a '72 (8.5") just fine, & vice versa. In fact I used the '69 shaft in the '72 for 100,000 miles or so. But I also saw where a guy at another site put an 8.5 in his older car (8.2), & he had to get a 1" shorter driveshaft. For measuring info:

www.dennysdriveshaft.com
www.iedls.com

Find a good driveshaft shop & they can shorten it for you.
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