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Old 11-13-2011, 03:07 PM
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Default Drive shaft aluminum or steel on the fast stockers?

As we are all aware, there are some very quick stock 4th Gen. trucks, on this forum.

One thing that I have noticed at the Dealerships.....some have the steel driveshaft/s, others have an aluminum driveshaft (rear).

What do all the fastest stock trucks have?

My 2011 QC has aluminum...14.51 @ 94.23 MPH 1/4 mile.


Let's hear from others. It will be interesting, to see if most the quicker stock trucks, have the aluminum driveshafts.
Just wondering what the majority of the trucks have installed from the factory.

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I thought all the trucks had aluminum driveshafts... Every ram I've seen has aluminum, mine, my brothers, my friends, and another friends(all 2wd).
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I thought all the trucks had aluminum driveshafts... Every ram I've seen has aluminum, mine, my brothers, my friends, and another friends(all 2wd).
I wish it were so--note all the drive shaft rust on my 2011 RCSB.
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I wish it were so--note all the drive shaft rust on my 2011 RCSB.
I see that you too, have had the rear cover replaced. They are still sending out 2012's without the revised cover (with fill hole / plug).......simply overfilling them from the factory!
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I see that you too, have had the rear cover replaced. They are still sending out 2012's without the revised cover (with fill hole / plug).......simply overfilling them from the factory!
Yep, as much as I love my Ram, it's not without a few issues...
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My 2006 QC Cummins has an aluminum shaft

My 2011 RC Express has a steel shaft
uncorrected 14.34 @ 98.07 mph and 2.175 60ft
corrected to 14.205 @ 98.999 mph

So far, all the answers for aluminum are from QC guys, the steelies are RC guys...hmmm....
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