What is a Driveshaft?

Answer A driveshaft is one of the most basic parts of an automobile. No matter the age of your vehicle, if it is not a front-wheel drive, it probably has at least one driveshaft.

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Removal of a BMW Driveshaft?

The drive shaft on your BMW connects the transmission (which in turn is connected to the engine) to the rear differential, which turns the rear axle. The drive shaft uses U-joints to transfer kinet... Read More »

How to Shorten a Car Driveshaft?

In the world of hot rods and high performance cars, one thing is certain: the builder has to be creative. Many of the parts needed to build a high performance hot rod must be custom built to fit a ... Read More »

Changing a Driveshaft?

The driveshaft on your vehicle helps transfer rotating power from the transmission to the rear wheels. However, if the driveshaft is damaged, it must be replaced. Fortunately, most rear-wheel-drive... Read More »

The Parts of a Driveshaft?

A drive shaft is a mechanical device used to transmit torque and rotation between the moving parts of an engine and other components of vehicles such as motorcycles, cars, trains and helicopters. W... Read More »