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Old 02-17-2007, 01:36 AM
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hi justput the trans in my79 I put in a rebuild turbo 350 I think it come from a 84 half ton now I can not get the drive shaft in .it seams too long I brought the car with no trans in it and toughtthe turbo 350s are all the same . does anybody know have to measure this ???
Old 02-17-2007, 02:02 AM
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So... ya put the shaft into the tranny, and then not be able to instal the rear....?
So how much do you miss by, to get theu-joints to sit in the sadles, on the pinion shaft of the rear end.?
Old 02-17-2007, 12:16 PM
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hey buddie i think your vette came with turbo 350 with 6 in tailhousing and some off the trucks came with 9 in tailhousing you need to ask for a short shaft 350 and the one out off a truck will have a diff servo in it will not shift as hard hope this helps johnny
Old 03-19-2007, 12:44 AM
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Your right Dude the trucks have a longer tailshaft than the cars.
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