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Old 02-28-2017, 07:47 PM
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Stupid question - are the Viper U-joints the same series as the stock Corvette parts?
Not a stupid question. I think there's more than a couple of us who like the possibilities that those axles provide.
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U-joints are the same as Corvette

Marck, The axles were shortened 4".

Mike, The diff is not raised but the pinion mount is down 1/4". Trying to get the diff/driveshaft and driveshaft/engine at the same angle. I finally did it but I'm pretty sure I will need to cut the tunnel to clear the TKO500.
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older viper axles use the 1350 joints, the later stuff uses CV joints. Time to keep an eye out for slome viper shafts then. My 87 camaro is pretty much done as is my 82 trans am. Time to get back on the vette
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I have another set of stock Viper axles.
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I'm really surprised that no one makes a CV shaft/upper link kit for the C2/C3 suspension. You can get a kit for a Lotus Elan, and they probably built about as many of those total as GM built Corvettes in a year.
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older viper axles use the 1350 joints, the later stuff uses CV joints. Time to keep an eye out for slome viper shafts then. My 87 camaro is pretty much done as is my 82 trans am. Time to get back on the vette
I'd enjoy seeing some status updates on the car.
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A couple of issues I'm working on.

The early C3 upper bumper is a conventional V shaped bumper and I replaced those with later (76-77 - up) bumpers. The later bumpers are taller and limit the suspension bump travel.

I have to make hard lines to the calipers that go from the Corvette fittings to a banjo fitting (on the calipers).

Still need to figure out the back spacing of the wheels.
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That is really cool. Nice work!
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older viper axles use the 1350 joints, the later stuff uses CV joints. Time to keep an eye out for slome viper shafts then. My 87 camaro is pretty much done as is my 82 trans am. Time to get back on the vette
I'd enjoy seeing some status updates on the car.
Yeh man, you not talked VETTE in so long, almost forgot you got one.....
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Got the banjo fittings on the hard line. Installed the flex lines and park brake cable. Now the issue is that the flex line and park brake cable are uncomfortably close to each other.

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