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      09-01-2010, 04:20 PM   #45
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What's the cost for the part and estimated labor when it's all said and done?

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What's the cost for the part and estimated labor when it's all said and done?

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$999 for the upgrade half shafts. That is both sides... race, cage, bar, and new boots. Install I am not sure. The install time depends on the shop to be honest. Maybe 2 hours most each way?
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So does that upgrade have any performance gains? Or is it more of a preventative measure?

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So does that upgrade have any performance gains? Or is it more of a preventative measure?

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These will hold the power you are putting to the ground. Similar to a clutch upgrade.
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      09-01-2010, 04:52 PM   #49
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I did get a chance to take the car out some more and push it very hard. The shafts are definitely holding well. I put a low of power through these and the don't flinch. Launches or hard gear shifts. With a CM twin disc clutch, when you drop the hammer it grabs. I spin the car rear end loose into 3rd with a passenger on the bottle easily.
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great review and diy. thanks for sharing.
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awesome review, I'm definitely interested in upgrading mine at some point.. thanks!!
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great review and diy. thanks for sharing.
That sounds like a future mod for someone! LOL!
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Mine are on their way...awesome turnaround time..they got them 11:35AM yesterday, done today 5PM and shipped with a tracking number...

this + m3 rear suspension =
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Great review and DIY, once again.


I must say, I'm pretty surprised to see DSS making shafts for the 335, but it's pretty cool. I'm fairly familiar with them since owning an IRS mustang. DSS makes a few different level shafts for the 03/04 Cobra guys that are making a ton of power at the strip. That being said, I had friends making 7-800whp and they snapped multiple DSS level 5 shafts that were supposed to be good for much more power.

I'm sure these axles will do fine for the HP levels you guys are at now. If people start dropping blown LSX motors in 335's, I wouldn't expect them to hold up all that well, but I doubt that'll happen for quite a while lol.
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Mine are on their way...awesome turnaround time..they got them 11:35AM yesterday, done today 5PM and shipped with a tracking number...

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Nice! When are you installing the batch?
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Most likely Wednesday..
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Most likely Wednesday..
That will be a nice relief for you!
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Sure hope that vibration which I was discussing before is also gone..
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Sure hope that vibration which I was discussing before is also gone..
I bet. It will be interesting to see if this helps.
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I welcome myself to the broken half shaft club
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How are the shafts from DSS holding up. I'm going to send mine out in the spring time next year.
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How are the shafts from DSS holding up. I'm going to send mine out in the spring time next year.
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How are the shafts from DSS holding up. I'm going to send mine out in the spring time next year.
Never had a flinch from mine and they attached to higher gearing and 654 rwhp.
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