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Old 03-22-14, 08:55 AM   #1
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if a n/a rear driveshaft on a sc300 is the same length as a 5spd rear driveshaft??

I need to know this because of driveshaft measurements. thank you and plz if you know respond(no shy nancies)!!
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Old 03-22-14, 11:39 AM   #2
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Jim - I am letting you know that I DON'T KNOW if they are... lmaol. But I have a MKIV 2jzge and SC300 2jzge driveshaft if you want me to take measurements .

btw, I got your email and will check your map later when I home. And sorry if I didn't answer your late text message.. am an old man.. I go to bed early and wake up early..lmaol.
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5-speed and auto SC300 REAR driveshafts are identical. It's the FRONT piece that's different.
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thanks gerb and iam an old man myself.

so my problem Is my driveshaft is too long. like by an inch-2 inches. when I drive backup or reverse the front of the driveshaft grinds on the back of the tranny housing(w58) for just a second. always happens at a dead stop, or when the car first moves.

this has been happening for a few years now.


I originally got a sc300 auto rear ds and I acquired a mk3 w58 front shaft. I then got it pressed into the center carrier housing from the sc300(auto shaft)

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and here is the end product

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so in reality I just need an inch or 2 of shorter ds length.

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so I don't want to make the mistake of getting an actual w58 ds from a sc300 and having the same issue. reminder this is going on a sc400 body.

anyone have a take on this??
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73 views?? any takers??
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Wait a second.... mk3 w58 front shaft????

I was talking sc300 5-speed shaft. The rear portions of the SC300 auto AND 5-speed are the same. The front portion is not.

I'm not aware of people using a mk3 w58 driveshaft at all. You can use the r154 front halfshaft when swapping in a R154 into the sc300 but can't speak for an mk3 W58 driveshaft.
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Wait a second.... mk3 w58 front shaft????

I was talking sc300 5-speed shaft. The rear portions of the SC300 auto AND 5-speed are the same. The front portion is not.

I'm not aware of people using a mk3 w58 driveshaft at all. You can use the r154 front halfshaft when swapping in a R154 into the sc300 but can't speak for an mk3 W58 driveshaft.

well be shocked and awed!!

-- iam running a mk4/sc300 w58 transmission with a 2jz bell housing.


-- and iam running a front half w58 driveshaft from a mk3 n/a supra

--and finishing it off with a rear driveshaft from a lexus sc300 auto.

yes they all work but the front half needs to be an inch-2shorter- my issue!
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There's a huge difference between an inch or two. Sounds like you have slop somewhere in you're drive train. It should either interfere all the time, or not at all. I believe I have a stock w58 sc front half, I could measure later tonight.
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thanks vrank. it interferes sometimes. and I might be interested in buying that front half if I need to.
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bump vrank are you????
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