There are many benefits to The Driveshaft Shop aluminum driveshaft like decreased weight, better acceleration, less potential imbalance and increased critical speed. The Driveshaft Shop ensures all of their performance driveshafts provide long life with durability for every high performance vehicle it is used on. An aluminum driveshaft can shave seconds off your quarter mile time and be the reason why you set a new record.
Better acceleration is gained when you use The Driveshaft Shop driveshaft made from aluminum. You can jump off the line quicker since the power is transferred to your wheels much faster than with your OEM driveshaft. The first 60 feet of the quarter mile pass is where the most time is gained and The Driveshaft Shop aluminum driveshaft will pay off.
The Driveshaft Shop balances each replacement driveshaft so there will not be any imbalances. Heavier driveshafts are tougher to balance and can become out of balance very easy while the lightweight driveshaft maintains its balance throughout its lifetime. Aluminum is also less expensive than chromoly and is just as strong as steel, without the additional weight.
The lighter mass of the aluminum driveshaft makes it more worthy for vehicles with smaller and less powerful engines since they will gain the most advantage. A high powered engine needs a stronger and heavier driveshaft made from steel to keep up with the torque. An automotive driveshaft can only spin so much, and it would be counteractive to use a lightweight driveshaft on a very heavy and high powered vehicle.