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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-17-2002, 08:51 AM Thread Starter
 
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Driveshaft question

Hi Everyone,

Has anyone tried to balance their stock driveshaft vs. buying a Mark VIII or aftermarktet one? Any benefits, drawbacks, opinions? I ma going with 3.73s, so eventually I will need to do one or the other. Thanks!
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-17-2002, 09:24 AM
 
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Don't bother balancing the stock shaft. It's not about the balancing. It's about length, diameter, material, construction, rpm's and harmonics.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-23-2002, 06:42 PM
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ever see the effects of high RPMs on imballanced steel? Even worse, higher RPMs on a ballanced steel disc? Quite impressive, 3lb disc at high enough RPMs can put a hand grenade to shame
Aluminum = less rotating mass = (tiny tiny) gain in rwhp

"Keep making it thinner until it breaks, then go one size bigger."
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