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drive shaft for 5 spd from donor mustang.what to use?


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I was wondering what to use for a drive shaft for my v-8 swap.i looking to put a 5.0l with a 5spd manual in my truck.donor car im currently looking for is a 1987-95.not sure if shaft from donor car would be perfect fit or my current drive shaft from my 2.3l trans would work.any help would be great.
 


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The Mustang shaft probably won't fit. My 92 Mustang is much shorter than my 87 Supercab.

I'd take the front yoke from the Mustang trans down to a drive line shop, along with your measurements, and get one made.
 

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So on my 90 ranger. I’m using a t5 from a 95 mustang. And the stock ranger driveshaft fit perfectly. No issues.

My truck is a regular cab short bed FYI
 

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sweet!mines an 1987 shorty.pretty sure its the same drive shaft.good to know.all good info.thanx guys
 

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1 last question 2 rangerfabworks.what did u use for a trans crossmember on your t5 or any mustang manaul 5.0 trans?did u have to make one up or did u modify the mustang one?
 


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