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kylefav390
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Correct Driveshaft length?

Post by kylefav390 » Thu Feb 25, 2021 9:31 pm

So I'm in the middle of doing a 5-speed swap into my car (Getrag 260/6 into a 1988 late model) and I thought I had the correct driveshaft since the part number matched RealOEM. When I went to install it today it was about an inch and a half too short. The adjustment on the splines was not enough to make up the difference, so i'm assuming I have the wrong part. The rear section seems to be correct, but the front half doesn't fit. Does anyone know what the correct part number is for this specific situation? or at the very least the correct length for the late model 5-speed driveshaft? Thanks in advance!

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Re: Correct Driveshaft length?

Post by olympia57 » Thu Feb 25, 2021 9:49 pm

wattsmonkey (Rob) will be along directly and he'll answer your question .
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Re: Correct Driveshaft length?

Post by wattsmonkey » Fri Feb 26, 2021 2:35 pm

Length of driveshaft for late 260 'boxed car is 1566mm

Thank you realoem!

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Rob
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Re: Correct Driveshaft length?

Post by kylefav390 » Fri Feb 26, 2021 2:56 pm

wattsmonkey wrote:
Fri Feb 26, 2021 2:35 pm
Length of driveshaft for late 260 'boxed car is 1566mm

Thank you realoem!

Cheers,

Rob
okay perfect, thank you Rob!

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