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Driveshaft Information

How to measure 
 
(if needed) Info on measuring vehicles for a custom driveshaft.  U-Joint Flange- Pinion Yoke measurements.  ID of different Driveshaft Types. 

U-Joint Identification
Basic U-Joint series size guide with dimensions for Inside & Outside lockup

Performer Series Steel Driveshafts
High Performance Steel Driveshafts
For Muscle cars, Hot Rods and Race Cars.  Also a Hi-Strength OE replacement driveshaft.

Nitro Series Steel driveshaft
Race Duty Hi-Strength DOM Steel High Performance Driveshaft in 1350 series U-Joint.  2000+Horsepower!

Import Driveshafts
Listings for New and Remanufactured Import Driveshafts for rear drive cars and trucks.

Aluminum Driveshafts

OE  Type Aluminum
Muscle Car - Hot Rods
Import Cars - tRUCKS
HD tRUCK aLUMINUM

 

Truck Driveshafts
Driveshafts for 4x4 and 2 wheel drive.  Front 4x4 Driveshafts. Custom Drive Shafts for lifted trucks. GM, Dodge, Ford, Jeep.

Chevy-GMC Trucks
DODGE TRUCKS
FORD TRUCKS
JEEPS
SPrinter-Mercedes
ALUMINUM TRUCK SHAFTS

Camaro & Firebird Driveshafts
New design 1 pc driveshafts for V-6 Camaro and Firebirds.  Custom Drive Shafts for ALL Camaro's and Firebird's.

Corvette and Cobra
Drive Shafts - Transmission Yokes - Flanges and Parts. 

Classics and Antiques
Carrier bearings for the older Buicks and Cadillac's as well as can rebuild most of the CV driveshafts.  Dodge and Chrysler Ball and Trunion driveshaft conversions.

Driveshaft type Diagrams
Diagrams of most driveshaft types used and measure diagrams for each type.

Driveshaft Part Listings

Transmission Slip Yokes
Transmission Yokes and 4x4 Transfer Case Slip yokes for cars and trucks.
 Allison Yokes - GM Yokes - Ford Yokes - Dodge/Mopar Yokes - Jeep Yokes

Transfer Case Bolt-on Yokes
Bolt on fixed type end yokes for transfer case.  CV type and single U-Joint yokes.  See Transmission for Slip type yokes

Pinion Yokes - Differential
Differential pinion yokes and flanges.

Driveshaft Component Parts
Listings for Universal Joints, Carrier Bearings, U-Bolts-Bolt/Strap Kits, Mid-Slip Yokes, Splined Stub Shafts. CV parts and diagrams.

Driveshaft Questions
Common Driveshaft questions and answers.

Customer Comments
Email feed back and testimonials from our customers.

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Driveshaft Measure Diagrams

 In this section you will find the proper ways to Measure for Driveshaft Fitment on all vehicles as well as Universal Joints, Pinion Yokes and Flange Yokes. 

Accurate Measurements are Critical

1 Piece Driveshaft Measure Diagrams

CLICK IMAGE for M1-1  thrusmall M1-9 Diagrams

The diagrams are for all 1 piece type driveshafts that Do Not have a Center Support bearing (carrier bearing).  This will be most cars and short wheelbase trucks. 

 

  2 Piece Driveshaft Measurement Diagrams 
(carrier bearing type)

Click Image for M2-1 thru M2-8 Diagrams

small Click on the Diagram.  The diagrams are for all vehicles that have a Center Support Bearing.  This is mostly for trucks, but some cars have a 2pc shaft.

 


 uj diagram UJ Dimensions and How to Measure. 

Click Diagram.
Basic U-Joint Series Identification made easy.  Important notes on Inside lock up U-Joints.

 

 pinion yoke w-tabs 

Pinion Yokes With Tabs.   

Click on the diagram to see pinion yoke with tabs.  If you are needing a new pinion yoke, this will show what information we need to check.

<< View Images or click here to save/send>>Pinion Yoke w-Tabs 2011.pdf

 

 drive shaft pinion yoke dimension w tabs  

Pinion Yoke Without Locating Tabs.   

Click the diagram to Pinion Yokes without tabs.

<< View Images or click here to save/send>>Pinion Yoke-No Tabs FORM.pdf

 

 

 flange dimensions

Flange Dimensions - click on diagram.  

This shows how to determine UJ series.  It also shows Pilot info and Bolt Circle and Bolt Pattern.

<< View Images or click here to save/send>>Flange FORM.pdf

 

Please call if you have any questions with measurements.

1.866.455.6622

We are happy to assist.  Thanks