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Drive shaft breaking? too weak??

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    Drive shaft breaking? too weak??

    Will my drive shaft be too weak for this setup: 383 lt1 224/230 cam, and (stock)ported - polished heads with my intake port-matched, with 3:73 rear with 3200 stall, and headers, (400 rwhp)..... will i need to replace the drive shaft or what? Thanks guys

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    I would be more worried about your axles those will be first to break its no fun chasin your wheel down the street with the axle still attached.Ive busted 8 ,7.5" rear ends already within 8 years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blownone94 View Post
    I would be more worried about your axles those will be first to break its no fun chasin your wheel down the street with the axle still attached.Ive busted 8 ,7.5" rear ends already within 8 years.

    been there done that, no fun at all bro...But with this 3:73 Ford 9" i should have no worries...my next concern is my drive shaft and crank..along with the crank, you guys think even if i had the stock 3:23 (im pretty sure the 96' z28s came stock with these)..wouldnt handle my power along with the drive shaft, what should my main concerns be??? opinions welcomed !!! PLEASE ha..thanks
    Last edited by NightRiderZ; 07-30-2007 at 03:36 PM.

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