Anyone have info how long is '66 289 Mustang driveshaft with T10 transmission and 8" rear? I need to order new but can't get to car to measure length. I think it is 50-51" inches, does that one inch difference matter?
Measure it before ordering. You surely do not want to have the wrong one shipped to Finland and have to return it because it won’t fit. Been there done that, and I’m in the states and it was a pain. Here is a graph:
I would measure it however the company you purchase the new one from tells you. ALso, consider having your old one rebuilt by a driveshaft guy. Very cheap and they will build it to any length and tell you how to measure also.
Approximately 50.50”, I think it’s closer to 50.25”. I’m running a aluminum driveshaft out of a 94 V6 2WD Explorer. Just about a perfect fit and it uses 1310 universal joints. I know you’re in Finland but this may help you looking for driveshaft out of another vehicle. I believe there was a Isuzu truck driveshaft that fit as well. If you’re not aware they make combination universal joints to adapt 2 different yoke sizes. Happy hunting
Factory length on the 66 289/ 4speed driveshaft was 50 25/32". Has those tiny little 1260 series U-joints. If you're having one made and plan on any type of performance driving, I'd upgrade to 1310 joints.
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