Recent Topics
Lowes Porduct 498288 on clearance at SOME stores
by Vikas
22 minutes 58 seconds ago
Gas mileage eastbound vs westbound
by EdwardC
Today at 11:43 AM
Scrathed my windshild trying to remove water spots
by allboy
Today at 11:35 AM
Blew head gasket with small groove in block
by WA1DH
Today at 11:30 AM
Best most afordable oil filter for my Prius?
by allboy
Today at 11:28 AM
New CRV, but free oil changes at dealership
by Schmoe
Today at 10:26 AM
I want a smoker
by stockrex
Today at 10:06 AM
Anyone looking to get the new 2015 GTI?
by jigen
Today at 09:31 AM
Sprocket help
by Smoky14
Today at 09:28 AM
Wix Beta Ratio
by Stelth
Today at 08:59 AM
New struts - Softer ride?
by Spetz
Today at 07:45 AM
Gordon's restart strategy - Brickyard 400
by ledslinger
Today at 07:35 AM
Newest Members
kensley, Mirabela, tonyjh63, Samial, TomHh
50785 Registered Users
Who's Online
102 registered (allboy, AandPDan, 147_Grain, 1 FMF, 6x6man, Anduril, 12 invisible), 2247 Guests and 215 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
50785 Members
64 Forums
216947 Topics
3415196 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG

Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
#3310376 - 03/13/14 09:48 AM Re: How can a driveshaft become unbalanced? [Re: Trav]
rockydee Offline


Registered: 03/09/14
Posts: 144
Loc: VA
Originally Posted By: Trav
Figure there is about 8oz of product in the spray can that actually ends up on the piece, prime and paint could be almost a pound of material.
Half an ounce out of balance can be noticeable.

http://www.rldial.com/Ultra%20High%20Speed%20Driveshaft%20Balancing.html


That makes plenty of sense. It just sucks crawling under a new rig and seeing a rusty drive shaft. Mine has no rust yet, and I want to keep it that way. Those water based products work?

Top
#3310688 - 03/13/14 02:14 PM Re: How can a driveshaft become unbalanced? [Re: rockydee]
Trav Offline


Registered: 11/20/06
Posts: 9151
Loc: MA, Mittelfranken.de
Yes they work good but its a seasonal application. The stuff is harmless to rubber and plastics and does not stain.
It is environmentally friendly also which i like better than petroleum based products.
No point in damaging the Earth unnecessarily right.

Hit the whole underside of the car every autumn liberally with these products and it will be fine even in the salt belt. great if you don't mind the yearly investment.
If the question were phrased, "are they as good as traditional rustproofing"? the answer is yes but only short term.

These are perfect also if you have an old car that only sees summer use but you still don't want rust to get a start.
They are not a spray and forget product. Here is some info..

http://www.cortecvci.com/Publications/Reports/reports.php

http://www.cortecvci.com/Publications/Reports/powerboat-article/Powerboat.pdf
_________________________
ASE L1, Master. Deutsch Meisterbrief.

Top
#3310828 - 03/13/14 04:55 PM Re: How can a driveshaft become unbalanced? [Re: zzyzzx]
Trav Offline


Registered: 11/20/06
Posts: 9151
Loc: MA, Mittelfranken.de
Originally Posted By: zzyzzx
I would think that things like dirt or rust could throw it off balance.


Dirt for sure but rust is another story. If the rust remains undisturbed like minimal surface rusting no real harm but when it develops into flakes and starts coming off then yes absolutely.
_________________________
ASE L1, Master. Deutsch Meisterbrief.

Top
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2