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Old August 25th, 2009, 12:11 PM   #1
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are these things wrapped in fiberglass or something? i've heard that under too much stress, they'll just explode apart. there's a minor crack in the glass at the end of mine. should i worry yet? i've always been an old dodge guy, so this is all new to me. thanks!
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i've been told that the stock driveshafts in the 90's chevy trucks are crap. they're made of some thinner material, and wrapped in fiberglass to lessen the weight. i've also been told that under too much stress, they break apart. i just don't want to have that happen to me on a trail.
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it's aluminum. never seen one come apart. the glass wrapping is supposed to help balance it.
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uummmmm ok...... somebody must be smokin some funny stuff
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Old August 25th, 2009, 02:22 PM   #6
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it's aluminum. never seen one come apart. the glass wrapping is supposed to help balance it.
sounds good to me! thanks!!!
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ive gota 96 silverado and my rear d-shaft has a chip outa the fiberglass and its been fine
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