10. As mentioned, our housing ended up being 1⁄2-inch shy of our 65-inch goal, so the axleshafts had to be shortened to match. Cutting a hardened shaft isn’t easy, as they would ruin the blades of most traditional saws. Draper cut them using a regular chop saw and then beveled the edges using a bench grinder. This didn’t hurt the splines at all, and thankfully the Ten Factory shafts have extra-long splines in case the shafts need to be cut. We could have avoided this by using another housing, but we were too far into the project by the time it was discovered the housing was shorter than ideal.