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Old 09-06-2008, 11:23 PM
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Straight axle - how safe?

I have heard for many years that straight axles are unsafe. Is this true?

I would really like to put a straight axle under my 62 Nova chassis car but not if it will be a safety issue.

This will be a street car that sees a lot of track time.
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straight axle

Done right your fine. Just dont expect a perfect ride. We have a straight axle Cyclone and it gets driven to all the shows...she does just fine. Just make sure whoever does it knows what they are doing. Good luck!

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Thanks, Ramzoom. Nice ride.

What type of suspension are you running?
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Installation for safety reasons is #1.

Design for no bumpsteer is a very close #2.
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