Originally Posted by kj 92yj
good god chris....that SUCKS!
And sadly it wasn't a trail disaster. That was just driving down the road. It also took out my muffler, but it could have been worse. If your rear driveshaft goes, yes you can throw it in four wheel drive to get home but not a great idea when your transfer case fluid is draining out. Thus now if I ever do have a problem with my rear driveshaft again, I don't have to worry about it emptying out.
Once again, a *vast* majority of people will be fine with a TC drop and usually a SYE is only for those that either want to get their breakover angles higher or to eliminate issues with vibrations if the TC drop doesn't work. I'll never wheel without an SYE though based on my experience. That would have brought the suck if I were out in the middle of the woods somewhere.