Driveshaft safety loop

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    That's where I got mime and I like it from Butler performance
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    So this mounts to the trans mount ???? , very interesting , Is this NHRA legal ?????
     
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    Either Customworks or Pro-Touring F-Body has a loop that mounts to the Transmission Mount too
     
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    Read the link in post #11...
    These are built to NHRA spec requirements and should be accepted in tech.
    (2"width loop, .250" material and loop locates within 6" of u-joint.)
     
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    Make sure when the drive shaft is installed that no more than 1 in. to 1 1/2 of the yoke is exposed.
     
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    NHRA tech at my local track are real jerks and will fail a car over something like the newer design hoop . That's why I'm asking especially if anyone has passed tech with it recently
     
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    I don't know why it wouldn't pass tech. It looks very sturdy to me.
     
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    This is a much, much better option than a universal loop. I have used both.
    And it does not upset the driveline angle like a trans-mount loop can. This loop is custom-fit to the 2nd Gen floor pan and will work with oversized driveshafts:

    https://www.metcomotorsports.com/proddetail.asp?prod=MDL9000
     
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    Don't look at it that they are jerks look at it that they may save your life someday. Our local track does not check jack crap. I know my car is pretty safe but now that it's in the 10's again I have to get some new stuff safety wise for next year especially with the new 406 I am planning on building over the winter, if it works out good all the BBC stuff is going buy bye.
     
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