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Re: Original 67-69 Camaro driveshafts - information requested about your car
« Reply #165 on: January 31, 2016, 03:19:03 AM »
What is the functional difference in BB (L78?) and SB driveshafts?? 
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Re: Original 67-69 Camaro driveshafts - information requested about your car
« Reply #166 on: January 31, 2016, 03:34:08 AM »
Length is the only thing I am aware of.. I assume the striping could be for the passing of RPM tests..??..  Bryon may know more..
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Re: Original 67-69 Camaro driveshafts - information requested about your car
« Reply #167 on: January 31, 2016, 04:00:48 AM »
OK.  I wasn't aware of the length difference... So there's no strength/diameter/wall thickness difference?    In the factory they needed a quick visual reference to help them grab the correct part for the car coming down the line, and the length being different would be sufficient to justify the striping difference.

PS. I've never owned a big block... A mighty mouse is more than GOOD!.. :)   but if a car part from a BB car can be used on a SB car, I'm interested.. :)
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Re: Original 67-69 Camaro driveshafts - information requested about your car
« Reply #168 on: January 31, 2016, 04:07:35 AM »
I dont think its just striping for bb vs sb.  auto bb's had a different stripping as well..  Would like to see a compiled list of data..  Come on Bryon!!  ;D
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Re: Original 67-69 Camaro driveshafts - information requested about your car
« Reply #169 on: January 31, 2016, 04:08:59 AM »
Yep, I suppose the Driveshaft Survey Table will tell us all the differences... :)
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Re: Original 67-69 Camaro driveshafts - information requested about your car
« Reply #170 on: January 31, 2016, 01:17:02 PM »
Have been working on a driveshaft report for about 4 years. It's close to being ready for release.  :)

Length and yoke type are the main differences.
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Re: Original 67-69 Camaro driveshafts - information requested about your car
« Reply #171 on: January 31, 2016, 02:11:30 PM »
You would be right Mr. Cook.  That holds true in the Pontiac world and have seen a lot of those differences restoring Pontiacs.  Transmission choice does have an effect on the striping colors and configurations.  I'm sure Chevrolet does the same thing.

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Re: Original 67-69 Camaro driveshafts - information requested about your car
« Reply #172 on: January 31, 2016, 10:38:00 PM »
Yep, I suppose the Driveshaft Survey Table will tell us all the differences... :)

Close but not quite. :)
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Re: Original 67-69 Camaro driveshafts - information requested about your car
« Reply #173 on: February 03, 2016, 06:04:58 PM »
Some info on my car....

69 Camaro
Norwood
10C build
396 (402) - TH400
Bolted u joints
rear end - BL - non-posi 3.08
3 stripes -from the front - orange, green, violet

hope this helps....

1969 SS396 - L35, Z87 Daytona Yellow, Yellow Houndstooth, Black Vinyl top
1992 Z28 - LB9 Purple Haze, T-5WC, grey leather interior