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Re: ATTN engineers (not directly SVO related)


How do you like your Contour SVT? I was thinking about also getting one and
I was looking for Opinions.

85 SVO Black
86 Xr4ti Black

>>> Does anybody know the composition of this alloy?  What would be another
>>> material suitable for a driveshaft other than steel (must be lighter and
>>> stronger)?  Any acceptable composites?  Costs?
>I agree with Scott on this, it is 6061-T6 which is suitable for
>driveshafts.  When I owned my 5.0, I continously bend my stock steel
>driveshaft, so I ordered the aluminum one did not have any problems after
>that.  The tube is bigger in diameter but does still fit in the FMS
>driveshaft loop.
>The New Camaros and Vettes have Carbon-fiber/composite driveshafts which
>are cool but you cannot repair/modify them like you can with the steel unit.
>Chris Roth
>98 SVT Contour -Black
>86 SVO Mustang -Silver Metallic
>85 SVO Mustang -Bright Red

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