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post #1 of (permalink) Old 11-19-2007, 11:11 PM Thread Starter
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Rear driveshaft?

I've just put in a PORC Slip Yoke Kit into my NP231 92' Sahara.
I'm also putting in an 8.8 rear axle.
Any ideas where I might find a production CV rear shaft?
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post #2 of (permalink) Old 11-20-2007, 01:15 AM
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3 Choices.....

Tom Woods, 6 States Dist, or your local driveshaft shop.

Based on my recent experience, a local driveshaft shop that has been around for awhile is as good and as cheap as you can get. Best part, they are local and will most likely be able to get everything right the first time.

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If you want to spend $$ you could take some measurments and sent them off to a tom woods or equal. They will build you a custom shaft that will work really well for you.
For a lot less money you could go to the junk yard find a shaft that has the correct ends on it, bring it to a local drive shaft shop and have them cut/ reweld it. That is what I did for my jeep. It cost me $65 per shaft to have them rewelded.

I put a D300, and a set of D44's on my jeep. I used a set of drive shafts from a Grand waggoneer. The ends were correct, and the front shaft on a waggoneer is a CV shaft.

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I was trying to fish around for someone who might now of a production shaft that would fit my rig. (SYE kit, 8.8 rear, 4.5" suspension lifted YJ)
Any other production CV shafts that I could have redone to fit?
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Since you didn't read it into the other very informative posts.


No.

It's gonna have to be custom.

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Tom woods has Good stuff! They can take rocks very well.

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NO?
I was asking about what vehicles might have a Cv shaft with correct ends for adapting into an SYE YJ. So far, the Grand Wagoneer front is one.
Since you didn't read it in this very infomative post, here it is again:

For a lot less money you could go to the junk yard find a shaft that has the correct ends on it, bring it to a local drive shaft shop and have them cut/ reweld it. That is what I did for my jeep. It cost me $65 per shaft to have them rewelded.
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You can find this info if you search for it. Seeing you didn't do that...

Production shaft - as in already the correct lenght? I doubt it.

Shaft you can get altered to fit? Yes. XJ Cherokee front is one. If your SYE kit is like most others, the XJ front shaft will fit.

That's what I used on mine. Got 2 XJ shafts for $25 each. Got each shortened and balanced. Now I've got a shaft and a spare.

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