Tapered drive shaft housing

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FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a tapered drive shaft housing according to our new design;

FIG. 2 is another perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a right side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a rear elevation view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a front elevation view thereof.

The broken lines shown herein are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.


The ornamental design for a tapered drive shaft housing, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D26223 October 1896 Studebaker
2908528 October 1959 Richter
3366411 January 1968 Vittone
D491843 June 22, 2004 Giugiaro
7073824 July 11, 2006 Uhara et al.
Patent History
Patent number: D556648
Type: Grant
Filed: May 5, 2005
Date of Patent: Dec 4, 2007
Assignee: National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (Daytona Beach, FL)
Inventors: Gary Alan Nelson (Concord, NC), Michael Dean Horton (Concord, NC), Donald E. Krueger (Stony Point, NC)
Primary Examiner: Ian Simmons
Assistant Examiner: Michael A. Pratt
Attorney: Alston & Bird LLP
Application Number: 29/229,256
Current U.S. Class: Chassis Element (33) (D12/159)