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Driveshaft Information

How to measure 
 
(if needed) Info on measuring vehicles for a custom driveshaft.  U-Joint Flange- Pinion Yoke measurements.  ID of different Driveshaft Types. 

U-Joint Identification
Basic U-Joint series size guide with dimensions for Inside & Outside lockup

Performer Series Steel Driveshafts
High Performance Steel Driveshafts
For Muscle cars, Hot Rods and Race Cars.  Also a Hi-Strength OE replacement driveshaft.

Nitro Series Steel driveshaft
Race Duty Hi-Strength DOM Steel High Performance Driveshaft in 1350 series U-Joint.  2000+Horsepower!

Import Driveshafts
Listings for New and Remanufactured Import Driveshafts for rear drive cars and trucks.

Aluminum Driveshafts

OE  Type Aluminum
Muscle Car - Hot Rods
Import Cars - tRUCKS
HD tRUCK aLUMINUM

 

Truck Driveshafts
Driveshafts for 4x4 and 2 wheel drive.  Front 4x4 Driveshafts. Custom Drive Shafts for lifted trucks. GM, Dodge, Ford, Jeep.

Chevy-GMC Trucks
DODGE TRUCKS
FORD TRUCKS
JEEPS
SPrinter-Mercedes
ALUMINUM TRUCK SHAFTS

Camaro & Firebird Driveshafts
New design 1 pc driveshafts for V-6 Camaro and Firebirds.  Custom Drive Shafts for ALL Camaro's and Firebird's.

Corvette and Cobra
Drive Shafts - Transmission Yokes - Flanges and Parts. 

Classics and Antiques
Carrier bearings for the older Buicks and Cadillac's as well as can rebuild most of the CV driveshafts.  Dodge and Chrysler Ball and Trunion driveshaft conversions.

Driveshaft type Diagrams
Diagrams of most driveshaft types used and measure diagrams for each type.

Driveshaft Part Listings

Transmission Slip Yokes
Transmission Yokes and 4x4 Transfer Case Slip yokes for cars and trucks.
 Allison Yokes - GM Yokes - Ford Yokes - Dodge/Mopar Yokes - Jeep Yokes

Transfer Case Bolt-on Yokes
Bolt on fixed type end yokes for transfer case.  CV type and single U-Joint yokes.  See Transmission for Slip type yokes

Pinion Yokes - Differential
Differential pinion yokes and flanges.

Driveshaft Component Parts
Listings for Universal Joints, Carrier Bearings, U-Bolts-Bolt/Strap Kits, Mid-Slip Yokes, Splined Stub Shafts. CV parts and diagrams.

Driveshaft Questions
Common Driveshaft questions and answers.

Customer Comments
Email feed back and testimonials from our customers.

Shop Photos

Nissan Driveshafts

Driveshaft Specialist offers new and remanufactured driveshafts for most Nissan Cars and Trucks.

Aluminum Driveshafts are available for most Cars for $435 and Free shipping.  See Import Sports Aluminum for information.

Service Procedures

 Most NISSAN products had Staked-In U-Joints.  The OE U-Joints are Not Replaceable. 

For 1 Piece Driveshafts we offer NEW DRIVESHAFT UNITS with Replaceable U-Joints & No Core.   

2 pc Shafts are 100% New Components, Including a New Transmission Yoke, Flange Yokes, Tube Assy. and Weld Yokes with an Upgrade HD XL U-Joints if available for the Specific Application.  Driveshafts are Hi-Speed Balanced and Ready to Install.  Direct Bolt-IN OE Replacement. 

Nissan Cars  (1 piece Aluminum available)

200 SX   77-88   $279  4 CYL. All NEW 1 Piece DRIVESHAFT with Replaceable U-Joints. (Converts some OE 2pc to 1pc) Shipping included.  No Core charge. 

200 SX   77-88   $395    6 CYL  OE Type 2 Piece Driveshaft with all Replaceable U-Joints and new Center support bearing.  Includes Shipping.  $80 Core charge. 

240 SX   89-93   $395     OE Type 2 Piece Driveshaft with all Replaceable U-Joints and new Center support bearing.  Includes Shipping.  $80 Core charge.

Z Cars  (1 piece Aluminum available)

240Z   70-73   $299     100% NEW 1 Piece Steel Driveshaft with replaceable U-Joints.  Shipping Included.  No Core charge. 

260Z   1976    $299      100% NEW 1 Piece Steel Driveshaft with replaceable U-Joints.  Shipping Included.  No Core charge.   

280Z   75-78   $299     100% NEW 1 Piece Steel Driveshaft with replaceable U-Joints.  Shipping Included.  No Core charge. 

280ZX  79-83  $299     100% NEW 1 Piece Steel Driveshaft with replaceable U-Joints.  Shipping Included.  No Core charge. 

300ZX 84-1/89   $299  100% NEW 1 Piece Steel Driveshaft with replaceable U-Joints.  Shipping Included.  No Core charge.  

300ZX TURBO 87-1/89   $355   100% NEW 1 Piece Steel HD Driveshaft UPGRADE 1310 Spicer XL Series U-Joints.  Shipping included.  No Core charge.

January  1989  (1 piece Aluminum available)

Nissan went to a longer wheelbase and 2 piece driveshaft with a carrier bearing for the additional length.  We offer OE type 2 piece remanufactured driveshaft or 1 piece Aluminum Driveshaft ($435+shipping).  We DO NOT offer 1 piece steel driveshafts as they tend to vibrate at speed. 

300ZX & TURBO   2/89-96   $530   2 piece OE type driveshaft.  Upgraded to 1310 HD Spicer XL U-Joints.  Shipping included  $80 Core charge.  Pre-Paid Return  

300 ZX TWIN TURBO - Aluminum or 1 pc not available if vehicle has 6 ball GKN Constant Velocity at Differential.  $530 for OE 2 Piece driveshaft.  Shipping Included.  1310 Spicer XL upgrade.  $80 Core charge.

Early Nissan

We usually can't provide Aluminum on the early model small Nissan's due to transmission and rear flange being to small.

B210   74-82   $299  100% NEW 1 Piece DRIVESHAFT with Replaceable U-Joints. (Converts some OE 2pc to 1pc)  

510   79-81    $299  100% NEW 1 Piece DRIVESHAFT with Replaceable U-Joints.  (Converts some OE 2pc to 1pc)  

810   77-80    $299    100% NEW 1 Piece DRIVESHAFT with Replaceable U-Joints.  (Converts some OE 2pc to 1pc)

 MAXIMA   81-84   $299    100% NEW 1 Piece DRIVESHAFT with Replaceable U-Joints.  (Converts some OE 2pc to 1pc) 

MAXIMA   81-84   $435 ALUMINUM OPTION  All NEW 1 Piece DRIVESHAFT w/ Replaceable U-Joints. 

 

 

Nissan Trucks

Most Nissan Trucks prior to 1994 had staked in U-Joints.  We offer OE type 2 piece replacement driveshafts.  All end components have been upgraded to replaceable type U-Joints.

Pick-Up   86-94    $465 100%  New.  Short Bed & Regular Cab  2 piece driveshaft with All New Components-Center Bearing-Ready to Install.    Shipping Included.    

Pick-Up   86-94    $465  100% New.  Long Bed or Extended Cab  2 piece driveshaft with All New Components-Center Bearing-Ready to Install.   Shipping Included. 

 

Core Return Procedure

 We will provide a Pre-Printed/Pre-Paid UPS Return Shipping Label.  Simply use the carton the New Driveshaft arrived in.  Put OLD Shaft in Box - Seal It - Apply NEW Label over Original and Give to ANY UPS Driver or UPS Drop OFF Location.  CORE CREDIT is Typically issued within 10 BUSINESS  Days of Old Unit Arriving at our Locations.   We DO NOT Want the Core Deposit!  Please send the old Driveshaft Back! Please Note:  If your old Driveshaft is damaged beyond repair we may NOT offer the $60 Core Refund.  Most Cores are Re-Usable (99.7%) but if you have run the old shaft beyond the limits-No Core $ is Possible. 

 

Please call if any Questions or to Order.  Thanks!