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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 06-08-04, 01:45 AM Thread Starter
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Driveshaft loop

Just wondering if anyone knew where along the driveshaft a loop should be fitted? Does it go towards the front or towards the middle? Would anyone have any pics of one fitted?

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Re: Driveshaft loop

towards the front more then the back, the fact is a driveshat into the ground will catapult you in the air if it hits wrong, a driveshaft dragging on the ground will just bounce around and make alot of noise.

I did put something here, but it vanshied, I think

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Re: Driveshaft loop

The andra rules are within 6 inches of the front uni joint.
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Re: Driveshaft loop

Its a very fun job, it took me a full day to sort the one out in my ED.
Heres some pics.
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Re: Driveshaft loop

TIKFD6, I have this recurring problem that when people post picture links I can't see them in their message body. Doesn't happen all the time, but enough to be frustating.

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It may be that they are loading slowly?
Not 100% sure mate.
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SOLVED!! I didn't have the "show images" box ticked under Thread Display Options.

Thanks for your speedy reply anyway!

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Re: Driveshaft loop

Hope they can be of help, i got my loop off Ebay, for $35, it had to be modified a little to fit, but it all went in well, the bottom 1/2 of the loop itself is Bolted in, and teh top welded.
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Lucky for you kerry, do u know how hard it is to remove the seats & carpet to do the bolts up.
Thats what i had to do.

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Re: Driveshaft loop

What's the benefit of having a tailshaft/driveshaft loop?
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