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Old 08-17-2009, 09:27 AM   #1
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Different size shafts

I was replacing my mufflers this weekend when I noticed that the drive shaft from the differential to the passenger side rear wheel is much thicker than the driver side drive shaft. I can't think of a reason why one would be thicker than the other. Both appear to be the same length. I have a 2SS A6. Is this configuration normal.
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Someone in the past was changing pipes and said something about this.
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Old 08-17-2009, 10:00 AM   #3
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I was replacing my mufflers this weekend when I noticed that the drive shaft from the differential to the passenger side rear wheel is much thicker than the driver side drive shaft. I can't think of a reason why one would be thicker than the other. Both appear to be the same length. I have a 2SS A6. Is this configuration normal.
This was done in part, to eliminate wheel hop.
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Old 08-17-2009, 04:40 PM   #4
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This was done in part, to eliminate wheel hop.
Are all 2010 Camaro's built this way?
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Old 08-17-2009, 04:41 PM   #5
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As are many other performance cars from GM. CTS-V being among the most prominent.
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Old 08-17-2009, 04:45 PM   #6
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Yes.

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Works for me, thanks!
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Old 08-18-2009, 07:07 PM   #8
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asymetrical half shafts....




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are the halfshafts (right side Left side) the same length?
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I wonder wich one people are breaking running 600+ HP...the skinny or the beefy one?
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It helps tame the dreaded rear wheel hop under hard acceleration. Corvette ZR-1 has it also. But Cadillac was first to figure it out, I think.
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are the halfshafts (right side Left side) the same length?
should be the same length.
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