im doing a v6 to v8 swap and changing the tranny to a 350 turbo on a 81 camaro. do you have to cut or get a new driveshaft to do this?


Asked by Jan 26, 2012 at 09:07 PM about the 1981 Chevrolet Camaro

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Carlene Mclaughlin

If it had a turbo 400 in it, it will have to be shorten if you put a long tail housing in it. 3 1/2 inchs If you but a short tail it will be close but would still have to messure. What trany did you have in it to start with?


its all stock so i believe its a Saginaw 3-speed with the original v6. thanks

Steven Benton

measure the trans and it will tell you if you need a long or short tailshaft 350



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