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Old 03-11-2012, 06:48 PM   #1
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Driveshaft length with 8.8?? help

Im swapping in a 8.8 with 4" lift and im curious as to what length my rear driveshaft shoot be.

im going to use a cherokee front shaft with a double cardan joint.

its a 94 YJ auto with np231 and SYE kit and t case drop.

i just need an idea of how long the shaft should be.

the double cardan joint is out of the cherokee(stock)

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Old 03-11-2012, 07:16 PM   #2
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which SYE kit are you using, there are different ones, JB SSYE, or the normal AA SYE

regardless, with 4" you have to measure it, most driveline shops have a website page describing this:

Dennys Driveshaft How To Measure Correctly for driveshafts that fit right

How to measure driveshaft and universal joints

Action Machine Inc - How to Measure a Driveshaft: Includes photos & directions

Tom Wood's Custom Drive Shafts - Technical Information

and then there is this:
http://www.jeepsunlimited.com/forums...52#post4457052

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ok perfect! thanks!
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