GAH! Charger DriveShaft Did The Twist!

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  1. Nickcrsx

    Nickcrsx Hellcat Member

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    removed for warranty.
     
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    FreightTrain Comfortably Numb

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    " Run 10.8s with DRs they said"
    makes ya wonder whats going on at FCA with all the advertised drag times with DRs.. then those that do twist their shafts! no wonder they want to buy VW !
     
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    your are doing the right thing get the dss shaft and a driveshaft loop and be done with it. Bam
     
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    White Trash BMF Hellcat Car Club HCC Charter Member HCC National Vice Pres.

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    Dam
    Nick that Sucks!!
    Get that DSS installed


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    Hope you are back on the road ASAP, gotta keep those neighbours in check ;) lmao
     
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    Sorry for the bad luck... But I'd put money on you breaking into the 10's this season when your up & running again.
     
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    How many hard miles are on your car,, I bet it was getting weak and it just finally let go....BTW, those mufflers are huge!
     
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  8. Nickcrsx

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    1,600 hard miles on the sticky tires. So its lasted well enough from what i see.
     
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    We heard bro

    A Team of 9 Hellcats at Picton ADR | SRT Hellcat Forum
     
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    So its mot a total bad thing,, They said a stock drive shaft should hold up to like 25 hard track runs
     
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    Guess I WILL be installing that DSS shaft before track day on Thursday... I was just going to wait on it until winter..guess not.
     
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    Nick, sorry to hear, hope nothing else got hurt....but....what are those giant ball bearings from?
     
  13. Nickcrsx

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    they are part of the carrier bearings. When the shaft twisted it opened up the carrier letting its balls go. lol
     
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    Oh I see...Damn.
     
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    Man, that shaft and balls took some abuse!!
     
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