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Offline mfp-66

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9" coupler
« on: September 27, 2013, 11:17:14 AM »
Got a stock 9" center that I tried to fit a strange engineering coupler, but it must be shorter than a standard yoke (mine never came with one) so it won't reach the bearings or maybe even the front seal. Do I need some sort of spacer  or a different pinion support

Is there a guide how to set these up? Fancy having a go myself

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Re: 9" coupler
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2013, 08:15:53 AM »
I think you are going to need an aftermarket pinion support . You can get one from Jeg's or Summit pretty cheap . If you have a dial indicator and some patience you can do it yourself .

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Re: 9" coupler
« Reply #2 on: September 29, 2013, 01:22:20 PM »
Any idea which pinion support as there are so many to choose from.

Already got the dial gauge

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Re: 9" coupler
« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2013, 04:40:09 AM »
Does the couple have any part numbers so that we can determine exactly what application it is for?

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Re: 9" coupler
« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2013, 07:25:03 AM »
Strange Engineering U3627 - Strange Driveshaft Couplers

Got it from summit

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Re: 9" coupler
« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2013, 01:44:10 PM »
I finally got time to check the Strange catalog and that is the correct coupler for a 28 spline pinion. They have a range of pinion supports and bearing/spacer kits depending on how strong you need the final package to be.

www.strangeengineering.net     Look around page 35-36 in the catalog.

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Re: 9" coupler
« Reply #6 on: October 02, 2013, 09:54:01 AM »
Which would you recommend I do go for, a spacer or spend a little more and get a pinion support?

I suppose if I build it for more hp than I have now it will be sorted for later on

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Re: 9" coupler
« Reply #7 on: October 10, 2013, 09:59:27 AM »
Oops, I think the spacer goes inside the pinion support. Looks like I'm buying a new pinion support