64 Driveshaft - Impala Tech
Performance Our High Performance Area

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-27-2012, 10:14 AM Thread Starter
 
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: pensacola
Posts: 2
 
64 Driveshaft

Hi newbie here. I am hoping someone can point me in the right direction. I am trying to find driveshaft shop that is reasonable. I have a 64 Impala I put a 454 with a 700r4 in now as we all know the driveshaft needs to be addressed. I have called several shops and get a prices from $700-$800 for a new 2 piece shaft. Is this the going rate? The car is not lowered and is going to be just a weekend car . Any suggestions? Shops? Thanks for your time.
Apokiliptik1 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-27-2012, 12:34 PM
Moderator
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Canada
Posts: 1,391
 
The best in the business is Denny's. Look them up, you won't be disappointed. This is if you want a complete shaft. You can just have yours shortened and rebuilt (U joints and center bearing) if you are on a budget. In my experience, truck driveline shops are cheap, and very experienced.

Two doors, four doors, wagons, and ragtops.
jayoldschool is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-27-2012, 01:35 PM
Moderator
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 12,381
 
The issue you will discover with your big block and a rubber mounted carrier bearing is the torque of the engine is gong to have the universals chewing on the inside of the torque box that is the crossing X in your X-frame car. That engine is going to want to French Skip using your drive shaft for a jump rope.

Big Dave
Big Dave is online now  
 
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-27-2012, 03:14 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Orange, CA
Posts: 1,332
Blog Entries: 34
 
I had my original drive shaft shortened and re-balanced with a slip joint on the rear shaft for less than the $700-$800 you mentioned. And that is in California where everything is more expensive.



100% free webcam site! | Awesome chicks and it is absolutely free! | Watch free live sex cam - easy as 1-2-3

1964 Impala 4 door sedan

My Bloggy Thing: http://www.impalas.net/forums/blog.php?u=2285
dcairns is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Impala Tech forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome