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Old 07-11-2012, 08:48 PM   #1
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Tom Wood Drive Shafts

So I was in Ogden today so I thought I would stop by there and talk about purchasing a SYE and drive shaft. He hooked me up with a Teraflex SYE and I will get the drive shaft at a later date. Anyway I asked to meet Tom and he was so kind as to show me around the facility. It is not really huge, but all the drive shafts are custom to order. He took probably 20 minutes out of his day just to talk and show me around. Very genuine and honest guy. I was very impressed with him and his shop. He is all about quality with everything he does. Yes I know I could have bought a shaft elsewhere for cheaper, but I am more than happy to give my money to a guy like him and a business like he has. Oh yea and he gave me a hat saying that everyone who comes in off the street gets one. This is one business that needs to stay in business and I will always go back to him for what I need. If you are on the fence this is the way to go.

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Old 07-11-2012, 09:00 PM   #2
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Tom is one of the true gentlemen of the industry so X2 on everything you said. I finally got to meet him at a big 4x4 show after we had been talking for years and he was just in nice in person as he is on the phone.

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How much did you paid for it. I need one bad!
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The whole setup was $525 and yes Jerry he is a great guy.
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Anyone make carbon-fiber drive-shafts for TJ/LJs? Or other drive-train reciprocating weight reduction?
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Thats great to hear. I have never met him, but I have his drive shafts on my LJ.
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Anyone make carbon-fiber drive-shafts for TJ/LJs? Or other drive-train reciprocating weight reduction?
I have seen them on Drag and Circle track cars but I dunno about off road.
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Anyone make carbon-fiber drive-shafts for TJ/LJs? Or other drive-train reciprocating weight reduction?

wouldnt that be to brittle at that size
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wouldnt that be to brittle at that size
Isn't carbon fiber stronger than steel per unit weight?
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If you smack your steel drive shaft on a rock, you may bend it or put a dent in it, but it'll probably get you home. Carbon fiber won't hold up to that. What do you think you'd gain by losing a couple pounds from your drive shaft?

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