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Driveshaft question with picture
« on: July 08, 2014, 01:32:07 AM »
Something tells me this isn't the stock Pinto shaft, but I could be wrong.
I know the engine (2.3l)is from something else, maybe the shaft came with it?
Any ideas?
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Re: Driveshaft question with picture
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2014, 07:01:59 AM »
looks like a stang maybe.... and 74 had 2.0 and 2.3 engines that year...
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Re: Driveshaft question with picture
« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2014, 02:35:14 PM »
It has been a while..., but if I recall correctly my Turbo Coupe (T-5) had one of those small flywheel looking things on the shaft like yours does.  If you measure the shaft and then search around you may be able to determine what it came from.

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Re: Driveshaft question with picture
« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2014, 04:05:53 PM »
Thanks.
Just wanted to verify it wasn't the Pinto one. Another thing to add to the have to buy list.
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Re: Driveshaft question with picture
« Reply #4 on: July 08, 2014, 07:22:26 PM »
Why? If stub fits and shaft overall correct length use that sucker unless bent. The damper on stub means nothing. Thinking my M II had a damper like that.

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Re: Driveshaft question with picture
« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2014, 08:37:10 PM »
I will check once I get a transmission.
I just always go on the premise that in my world things generally don't go that easily.  ;D
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