Originally Posted by Box'a'bits
AFAIK the shortened torgue arm is to gain height from rotating the FD around the pivot. Don't know what impact it has in the Universal Joint nr the FD. Prutser might be able to answer that.If/when I do this I'll be looking to put in the aftermarket driveshaft so that I can service the U-joints.
When I used the shorter torque arm I could use a bit longer shock before the drive shaft was rubbing inside the swing arm.( when you do this check iff the bottom spring cup doesn't hit the swing arm when the shock is fully compressed)