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Technical Torque tube drive

Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by metaldave, Nov 2, 2014.

  1. metaldave
    Joined: Aug 27, 2011
    Posts: 81

    from michigan

    I am using a 37 Ford rear axle in my car. Do I need to put the speedo gear, thrust washer, and c-clip on the front of my drive shaft if I am not using the speedo drive ? Thanks in advance. Dave miller
  2. Pretty sure all that stuff is what holds the bearing in place.
  3. 28rpu
    Joined: Mar 6, 2001
    Posts: 293


    Rich B is correct.
  4. Bruce Lancaster
    Joined: Oct 9, 2001
    Posts: 21,682

    Bruce Lancaster
    Member Emeritus

    Holds it all together, provides the thrust bearing to position everything.

  5. 4-port Riley
    Joined: Oct 20, 2005
    Posts: 303

    4-port Riley

    you can leave the driven gear off if you want.

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