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Old 02-17-2008, 08:39 PM   #1
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i have a 95 yj and my U joints went bad on my rear driveshaft to the point were my drive shaft fell out. My question is can i drive it with the front driveshaft still on or will it ruin my transmisson.

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Welcome.. For a short distance you should be fine driving in 4hi with just the front shaft. However, with out the rear shaft in I think you may get some fluid leaking fromt he rear output.. Unless you have an SYE installed then you should be okay. I have driven a CJ with just the front and it was a PITA. starting on a hills sucks...

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you can for short distance how ever this will cause the tc to lose all fluid and if you drive too far you will be rebuilding or replacing it
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Old 02-17-2008, 09:25 PM   #4
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thanks for the help i just want to make sure i can go to the auto parts store to get the u joints
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Originally Posted by 95yjheath24 View Post
thanks for the help i just want to make sure i can go to the auto parts store to get the u joints
can you call a friend to give you a ride?
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Old 02-17-2008, 11:19 PM   #6
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yea i think i can i just live in an apartment complex so i cant really do work in here i have to go to my friends garage

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