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Old 11-16-2012, 10:48 AM   #1
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Hi all I have my driveshaft off of the transmission bracket and still on the u joint, just wondering what the best way of reinstalling the driveshaft back in would be, I got an 05 LJ if that changes anything..thanks

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Old 11-16-2012, 11:14 AM   #2
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Did you take it out of the slip yoke?

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Old 11-16-2012, 01:37 PM   #3
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Did you take it out of the slip yoke?
Yeah it's kinda just hanging by my u joint
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Old 11-16-2012, 03:17 PM   #4
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The only way you're going to get it back onto the slip joint/t-case output shaft is to unbolt the rear of it from the rear axle. Get an 8mm wrench & remove the four bolts that hold its rear-most u-joint onto the pinion yoke & slip the front back onto the slip joint. Then reinstall its rear u-joint back into the rear yoke. No worries about orientation, yoiu can't get it out of balance.

Make sure when you are reinstalling the rear u-joint back into the yoke that you get the u-joint seated all the way down into its recess in the yoke. Use a little blue Locktite on the four 8mm bolt threads so they don't come loose.
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Old 11-16-2012, 04:04 PM   #5
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The only way you're going to get it back onto the slip joint/t-case output shaft is to unbolt the rear of it from the rear axle. Get an 8mm wrench & remove the four bolts that hold its rear-most u-joint onto the pinion yoke & slip the front back onto the slip joint. Then reinstall its rear u-joint back into the rear yoke. No worries about orientation, yoiu can't get it out of balance.

Make sure when you are reinstalling the rear u-joint back into the yoke that you get the u-joint seated all the way down into its recess in the yoke. Use a little blue Locktite on the four 8mm bolt threads so they don't come loose.
Thanks man you are the best I will pm you if I run into any issues
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