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Hello hoping someone can help I recently purchased and tried installing a DSS main driveshaft ( my or driveshaft is noisy and has hard spots on front and rear joints ) and the front hardware didn’t come with nuts ( states that it has all upgraded hardware ) and the bolts for the front literally have so tight of a clearance to the bell housing I put a feeler gauge in to make sure it cleared but the main issue is that the rear of the new driveshaft doesn’t fit into the transmission flange - it’s approx 3mm larger than the oe shaft - grease cup looks larger. Any one have this issue? Or know a reasonable fix? I am very annoyed and have no responses from DSS with phone or email. I have called 5 times. We finally put the car back together so I could get home.
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In the picture the driveshaft is not lined up the same direction as it would be in the car - the shafts are opposite ends took a picture before noticing a issue with fitment
 

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I've been wanting to get one of these for the same reasons. I didn't realize that they switched it to CV joints at each end.
Did you order direct? Was there a lead time?

I would be annoyed also, let us know how it turns out.
 

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What year is your car? On their site, they sell an additional flange for 09'-'13 cars. Not certain but I'm wondering if one of the ends on the driveshaft comes off and this flange mates it to the rear of the car on those specific years? Just spit ballin' here...
 

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What year is your car? On their site, they sell an additional flange for 09'-'13 cars. Not certain but I'm wondering if one of the ends on the driveshaft comes off and this flange mates it to the rear of the car on those specific years? Just spit ballin' here...
Yes mine is a 14’. I have an adapter plate - I am not sure if there is suppose to be anything else. There is no way another plate could fit in terms of length. I waited approx 2 months or more can’t remember. I cancelled my trip this weekend because of it.
 

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I wish there were other solutions out there. Annoying that the factory U-joints are not serviceable. I've searched and could not find replacement U-joints in the OEM sizes. I found one that fit the FWD shaft but the U joint snapped as soon as I romped on it. I had noticed the cross section was much smaller. It was from a honda odyssey minivan or something like that. It would be nice if we could replace our u-joints like you can on most vehicles. All mine are crunchy, they don't articulate enough so they wear in one spot.
 

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These local (to me) guys have rebuilt a couple of local GT-R drivelines: Driveshaft Shop & Specialist - Drivelines NW It was made clear that this was for a 1k+ HP car and to use strong components.

Assuming that other driveline specialty shops could do the same. The key was to place the driveline on their counter for inspection. If you have a local shop specializing in drivelines, take it in and ask!

John-
 
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