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bendito2018

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Post Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:48 am

y61 axles on d2

hi all im going to be putting y61 axles on my landy d2 is it a almost straight swap i know the rear diff is center will this be a problem for the prop angels ect any help and advice will be great
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Post Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:14 pm

Re: y61 axles on d2

Consider putting cardan joints on it.

Double uni joints.
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Post Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:49 am

Re: y61 axles on d2

It should not be a problem if the uni joints are setup correctly.

A single cardan uni joint doesn't know if its running on an angle, it only cares that both output and input flange surfaces are parallel.

The common suggestion to run a double cardan joint at the transfer case end only will cause a huge amount of vibration. as a single end double cardan shaft requires the opposing unijoint to be running true, without any misalignment, this is not possible when the rear differential is offset.

This is Grimaces tech tip of the 2018, stay tuned for my next tech tip in 2019 or possibly 2023 :D

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