|Here are some photos of the driveshaft as it arrived.
Click on the photos of the CV joint to see how Tom has ground
them to allow for more clearance in the joint.
The output yoke and the driveshaft work together to achieve the necessary clearance. The modified yoke must be used with the modified CV driveshaft that Tom provides. Since I already had installed Tom's 231 short tailshaft kit, I already had a good yoke. I chose to just modify my existing yoke. When ordering the driveshaft Tom can provide you with the proper output yoke already clearanced to accept the high clearance driveshaft.
Tom supplied me with these photos to get an idea of the clearance necessary to grind on the yoke. I found it helpful to keep the driveshaft nearby and occasionaly test fit the yoke onto the CV joint and test for clearance. Also Tom suggested putting tape around the seal area of the yoke just in case of a slip. I followed his advice.
This image shows where the interference is, and where we will grind.
Shows placement of the grinding wheel.
Output yoke after grinding.
Original yoke next to ground down yoke.
Finally here are two photos of what mine looked like.
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Last updated 6/15/2005