Eastern Members - Driveshaft balancing NEPA
07-09-2012, 02:36 PM
Are there any places in northeastern PA to get a driveshaft checked and balanced? I'm not even sure if it needs it, but it would eliminate one more avenue in troubleshooting in regards to a vibration the car is suffering from.
Original post on my issue. (http://ls1tech.com/forums/general-maintenance-repairs/1553808-violent-shaking-vibration-3500-5000-rpm.html)
I am about 45 minutes north of Scranton. If anyone can point me to somewhere semi-local, thanks!
07-11-2012, 10:43 PM
No where from say Scranton to Binghampton does driveshaft balancing?
07-12-2012, 08:55 AM
i used Collis years ago. i seem to remember them doing a good job for a good price. i think most of the time you are better off buying a new driveshaft but they will balance a driveshaft for you if you are on a budget
07-13-2012, 03:06 PM
It's not in the region you have specified, but I got my LPE 3.5" aluminum drive shaft balanced at Mapco in Sunbury, PA.
07-19-2012, 11:31 AM
After reading the thread about your issue, I have a suggestion. This may sound odd, but I've seen it make a big difference with a driveshaft vibration. Unbolt the driveshaft at the rear and rotate it 180 degrees and bolt it back up. Essentially flipping the u-joint over.
07-19-2012, 02:33 PM
Thanks for the input, I'll try it out!
08-06-2012, 11:28 PM
So how did that work? I've gots a vibration
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