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Old 11-11-2013, 02:04 AM   #1
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Drive shaft needed?

I own a 12 gt and just got tuned recently from Shaun at aed (love it) and was thinking of getting slicks but not sure if I need to upgrade to 1 piece drive shaft.
Mods are CIA and o/r x pipe
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I own a 12 gt and just got tuned recently from Shaun at aed (love it) and was thinking of getting slicks but not sure if I need to upgrade to 1 piece drive shaft. Mods are CIA and o/r x pipe
I wouldn't say you NEED to. However, a one piece sure is beneficial. At the very least I'd say get some safety loops if u keep the stocker. I chose the DSS one and am very happy. Many good options out there.
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I wouldn't say you NEED to. However, a one piece sure is beneficial. At the very least I'd say get some safety loops if u keep the stocker. I chose the DSS one and am very happy. Many good options out there.
Okay just wanted to get some advice. I'll probably get one because they're not too expensive
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I am in the same boat as you OP. I have a tune and cai. Dont want to do longtubes so the next bolt on upgrade would be.the dss. Only problem is is it worth it to pay 670 plus get an increase in drivetrain nvh for maybe .1 to .2 in the quarter mile? The stock two piece apparently quiets the nvh so I am still on the fence. I may end up buying it anyway in the end. Damn mod bug..
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I am in the same boat as you OP. I have a tune and cai. Dont want to do longtubes so the next bolt on upgrade would be.the dss. Only problem is is it worth it to pay 670 plus get an increase in drivetrain nvh for maybe .1 to .2 in the quarter mile? The stock two piece apparently quiets the nvh so I am still on the fence. I may end up buying it anyway in the end. Damn mod bug..
Yeah I know I'm going to need it in the long run but if it isn't necessary and it still is safe I would stay stock.
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I actually had a DECREASE in NVH after swapping my DSS shaft in place of the stock 2-piece. Response was enhanced, and it pulls a bit better. My OEM shaft already had a tear in the coupler with only 32,000 miles on it, and strictly street tire use...
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I actually had a DECREASE in NVH after swapping my DSS shaft in place of the stock 2-piece. Response was enhanced, and it pulls a bit better. My OEM shaft already had a tear in the coupler with only 32,000 miles on it, and strictly street tire use...
Seems like everyone has great feedback for dss. Really only 32k?
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Seems like everyone has great feedback for dss. Really only 32k?
Yep, was pissed to see it, so it made my upgrade all the more justified.
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Wicked_5.0,

I don't know about you, but when I use slicks at the track I'm not exactly taking it easy that day. 6k rpm launches aren't abnormal for me at least haha.

Since it seems like you're going to be hitting the track often. I think a DSS one-piece DS is a smart idea. With those slicks, your stock DS can only take so much.

Hope this helps!

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$700 for 2 tenths is pretty cheap!
Can't wait to install mine....waiting for the rest of my parts to show and have an "install weekend!"
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Btw, I paid a third of that price for a tow when I granaded my GTO's! 8v)
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$700 for 2 tenths is pretty cheap!
Can't wait to install mine....waiting for the rest of my parts to show and have an "install weekend!"
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Btw, I paid a third of that price for a tow when I granaded my GTO's! 8v)
Idk about 2 tents but it isn't a bad idea
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