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Old 07-22-09, 03:10 PM   #1
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Does anybody know what material the OEM driveshaft is made of? I know a guy who keeps begging me to get my car on a lift so he can check out the IS-F driveline. He owns Gforce1320 and they do alot of driveline stuff for GTO's. He wants to prototype a carbon fiber shaft on my car if the OEM unit is heavy. Just haven't had time to get the car to him. Would save me some time if someone knew if the OEM piece was already carbon fiber or not.

Curious if there would even be market for these, also.
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Old 07-22-09, 04:41 PM   #2
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Like I said on the other forum; I can promise you the drive shaft is NOT carbon fiber.
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Old 07-22-09, 06:47 PM   #3
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It's steel.
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Does anybody know what material the OEM driveshaft is made of? I know a guy who keeps begging me to get my car on a lift so he can check out the IS-F driveline. He owns Gforce1320 and they do alot of driveline stuff for GTO's. He wants to prototype a carbon fiber shaft on my car if the OEM unit is heavy. Just haven't had time to get the car to him. Would save me some time if someone knew if the OEM piece was already carbon fiber or not.

Curious if there would even be market for these, also.
Absolutely a market for it
It's a popular mod for racers who want to reduce driveline mass/weight thereby affecting accelleration in a positive manner.

For me tho, it would have to be made very well and be able to get Lexus' approval (just as my JoeZ exhaust did.)

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Old 07-24-09, 11:53 PM   #5
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I think Aluminum would be nice.
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Old 07-25-09, 10:09 AM   #6
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im surprised driveshaftshop.com hasnt built one yet.
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im surprised driveshaftshop.com hasnt built one yet.
We were looking under your car today
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okay....so what ever became of this... does no one want a aluminum or carbon drive shaft, both is gotta be better than the steel one( does anyone know what the OEM D/S weigh)
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she is fast...but not CF driveshaft fast. lol
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lol...is it aluminum drive shaft fast :-)...is there any info or pics of what an ISF driveshaft looks like, I cant find much.
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lol...is it aluminum drive shaft fast :-)...is there any info or pics of what an ISF driveshaft looks like, I cant find much.
It's a steel, two-piece unit. I was considering a CF replacement, but it fell down the list of priorities.
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