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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-18-2012, 06:09 AM Thread Starter
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280se 3.5 driveshaft

i would like to know the distance from the flange of the rear axle to the flange on the transmission for any 280se 3.5 coupe or convertible 111.026 or 111.027. i am doing an engine swap and need this info for reference for the new driveshaft
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Stick shift or auto (they are different) I have a 3.5 coupe stick shift drive shaft I can measure.
I am pretty sure the 108 chassis has the same dimensions as the 111 chassis so that might expand your possiblilities.

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thanks tony for your offer and help
i should have stated that i have an AUTOMATIC

any one else willing to take a measurement?

thanks much
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