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Old 09-17-2020, 04:18 PM   #1
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Default T-5 prop shaft alignment

Got the car up on the hoist to see what was causing drivetrain vibration. It appears the drive line isn't straight. Essentially it's an upside down V shape.

From the back of the T-5 it goes upward slightly to the center support.

Do I just shim the mount to raise the rear of the transmission so the prop shaft is straight?

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Old 09-17-2020, 04:44 PM   #2
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The engine transmission should be parallel with the differential. If you have an iphone with a degree function, find a flat spot on the pinion and transmission and they should read the same angle.
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The engine transmission should be parallel with the differential. If you have an iphone with a degree function, find a flat spot on the pinion and transmission and they should read the same angle.
Are you sure?

It's a two-piece and I'm under the impression the first two yokes should be on the same plane.

It goes upward slightly from the transmission to the center support. Approximately ~1/4" lower at the Transmission. It should be straight, should it not?

I just got a new mount... the original is most likely toast.
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Old 09-17-2020, 05:41 PM   #4
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https://www.therangerstation.com/tec...onangles.shtml
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Old 09-17-2020, 05:49 PM   #5
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The flanges should be parallel. Running the u-joints through a compound angle will cause major vibration.
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