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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

 Truck Driveshafts - 2wd and 4wd

All Driveshaft Specialist  Driveshafts come fully assembled, Hi-Speed Balanced and Painted.

All basic Truck Driveshaft Types are listed on this page. 

Please look down the page.

Special or Specific driveshafts are listed under the brand.

Chevy-GMC Driveshafts
Ford Driveshafts
Dodge Trucks
Jeep DriveshaftsFord 4x4 truck

 Driveshaft types listed below show un-welded component parts and are shown unpainted for more detailed photos.  Black driveshafts do not photograph very well.

 Due to different driveshaft designs over the years some Types were used on both front and rear applications.  Tube diameters will be larger for rear driveshafts.

Please call for free Tech Advice and Fitment Information.  We are here to assist.

General Driveshaft Types and price range listed below. 

Pricing will NOT include Transmission Yoke or Flanges unless indicated.  There are to many possibilities for generic pricing. The driveshaft has to have a Transmission or Transfer Case yoke installed in order for to properly Hi-Speed Balance the driveshaft.  We can use yours or we offer new yokes.

Aluminum DS-1 shafts are available, including the 5.0" Driveshafts.  See Truck Aluminum Driveshafts

 

One Piece Driveshafts (plus transmission or transfer case yoke)

DS-1  Slip yoke type and single U-Joint at each end.

 The DS-1 is the most common rear driveshaft.  Diameters from 2.5", 3.0", 3.5" and 4.0" in steel.
Pricing from $245 to $315 on average dependent on U-Joint Series and tube diameter. (no trans yoke).  Use M1-1 in the Measure Sheet section to determine correct length.

 

2 Piece Driveshafts

2 piece unwelded components

 We offer new 2 piece Driveshafts for most applications.  The photo above shows typical components.  Yours may be different and we do all types.  Parts are shown un-welded, to show components in detail and a typical 2 piece is too long to get a decent picture.  Pricing varies with application but typical gas powered trucks are in the $575 to $675 range and extreme duty diesel powered driveshafts can be $100-$200 additional.  

Please call for specific pricing, applications and measurement information if needed.   Toll free 1.866.455.6622

 

CV  Type (Double Cardan Constant Velocity)  Driveshafts.  Tube diameters to 4 inch.

Note:  All Driveshafts come fully assembled, painted and Hi-Speed Balanced!

CV1 driveshaft-unweldedCV-1  Bolt on CV and single U-Joint.

 CV-1 driveshafts are used in front and rear applications.  Tube diameters from 1.25", 2.0", 2.5", 3.0" and 3.5" & 4".  Pricing ranges from $289 to 435.  These driveshafts are typically built with HD Greaseable U-Joints.  Use M1-3 in the Measure Sheet section to determine length.

CV2 unwelded constant velocity driveshaftCV-2  Bolt on CV and Flat Flange.

 CV-2  driveshafts are used in front and rear applications.  Tube diameters from 2.0", 2.5", 3.0" and 3.5" & 4".  Pricing ranges from $289 to $435 plus the flange.  Flange pricing of $25 to $45 on average-some are more.   These driveshafts are typically built with HD Greaseable U-Joint.  Use M1-6 in the Measure Sheet section.

CV3 constant velocity driveshaftCV-3  Flat Flange CV and single U-Joint

CV-3  Flat Flange type CV are used in front and rear applications.  Tube diameters from 2.0", 2.5", 3.0" and 3.5" & 4".  Pricing ranges from $299 to $525.  These shafts are typically built with HD Greaseable U-Joints.  Use M1-6 in the Measure Sheet section.

Cv4 constant velocity with flat flangesCV-4 Flange Type CV and Flat Flange.

 Same as CV-3 but with an added flange.  Typical flange pricing in the $25-45 range with some larger series up to $75 more.  This price added to CV-3 pricing.  These shafts are typically built with HD Greaseable U-Joints.  Use M1-7 in the Measure Sheet section.

 

CV5 slip yoke CV driveshaft CV-5 Slip Yoke Type CV Driveshaft for lifted trucks.

 CV5 close upThe CV-5 is a Slip Yoke type CV in 1350 series U-Joint only.  Applications for Chevy - Dodge and Ford are available.  Pricing of $545 plus the flange for differential if needed.  Flat type differential is available if required.  Pricing in the $35 to $55 range.  The Spicer XL  U-Joints are are included.  Use M1-1 for regular pinion yoke and M1-4 if a flat flange at differential to determine correct length.

 

 

SS Type (Stub and Slip Yoke)  Driveshafts
Tube diameters to 4 inch if needed.

Note:  All Driveshafts come fully assembled, painted and Hi-Speed Balanced!

SS1 Stub and slip shaftSS-1 Stub and Slip Yoke driveshaft with single U-Joint.

 SS-1 is used in both front and rear applications.  Tube diameters from 1.25", 2.0", 2.5", 3.0" and 3.5".  Pricing ranges from $205 to $395.  These driveshafts are typically built with HD Greaseable U-Joints.  Spicer XL U-Joint available for a slight increase in price.  Use M1-3 in the Measure Sheet section to determine length.

SS2 stub and slip yoke driveshaft with flangeSS-2 Stub and Slip Yoke shaft with flat Flange at slip end.

 SS-2 is used in both front and rear applications.  Tube diameters from 1.25", 2.0", 2.5", 3.0" and 3.5".  Pricing ranges from $205 to $395 plus the flange.  Flange pricing from $28-$55.  These driveshafts are typically built with HD Greaseable U-Joints.  Spicer XL U-Joint available for a slight increase in price.  Use M1-6 in the Measure Sheet section to determine length.

SS3 stub and slip yoke driveshaftSS-3 Stub and Slip Yoke with Flat Flange at weld end.

SS-3 is the same as SS-2 but the Flange is moved to the weld yoke end.  Pricing is the same.  Use M1-6 in the Measure Sheet section to determine length.

SS4 stub and slip driveshaft with 2 flangesSS-4 Stub and Slip Yoke with Flat Flange at each end.

 SS-4 is used for front and rear applications.  Tube diameters from 1.25", 2.0", 2.5", 3.0" and 3.5".  Pricing ranges from $205 to $395 plus the flanges.  Flange pricing from $25-$75.  These driveshafts are typically built with HD Greaseable U-Joints.  Spicer XL U-Joint available for a slight increase in price.  Use M1-7 in the Measure Sheet section to determine length

Please call with any questions or if Tech Advice is needed.  We are happy to assist in any way possible. 

Call toll free 1.866.455.6622