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Old 02-06-2012, 07:39 AM   #1
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Who has the TomWoods Drive Shafts?

Do you like them?
Easy install?

Any comments....

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Old 02-06-2012, 08:00 AM   #2
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Wish I did.... Stay away from Adams which is sold by ballistic jeep.

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Old 02-06-2012, 08:06 AM   #3
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Have one for my '00 TJ, it's been on for about 8 years. Good quality, fit was perfect. Only thing I had to do was replace the u-joint, probably cause I didn't grease it often enough.
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i have one on the front, great shaft,, only advice is grease it often.
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Old 02-06-2012, 08:35 AM   #5
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what do u do for maint??
how do u grease it?
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Old 02-06-2012, 08:49 AM   #6
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Tom Woods puts out the best driveshafts I have ever seen and his customer service is excellent! I have his drive shafts on my YJ conversion and they fit and work great.

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Old 02-06-2012, 01:31 PM   #7
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I have run them in all my Jeeps, great product!

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Old 02-06-2012, 02:10 PM   #8
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Does anyone know the torque specs for the bolts in replacing the drive shafts?
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Old 02-06-2012, 05:54 PM   #9
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Do you lose any diff fluid or transfer case fluid when changing these out?
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Old 02-06-2012, 05:56 PM   #10
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He is a vendor on here, although he made a post asking that you call him directly with questions. I have personally never used him, but everyone I've talked to says great things. Here ya go:
Tom Wood's Custom Drive Shafts: Ask Tom Here
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Old 02-06-2012, 06:11 PM   #11
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Yup, and even with the current specs I'm running it holds up great. He came on the site a few months ago and offered to fix a fellas drive shaft that had it installed wrong which led to a premature end. When a company is willing to work with you after the product failed because of something you did wrong, that in itself says something.
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Old 02-06-2012, 06:18 PM   #12
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what they say i run TW front and rear, love them both.. he will give you a print out of everything you need to know TQ specs and how to grease them.. grease them often and after every offroad event you do, its cheap easy and takes less then 5 min to do
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Do u lose any diff or transfer fluid when changing?
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Old 02-06-2012, 08:15 PM   #14
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Do u lose any diff or transfer fluid when changing?
I am running one up front. When I called to order it Tom himself answered the phone. What a neat guy. I gave him my measurements & he built it special for me.

I got the new yokes too. It's greasable, rebuidable & frankly a work of art. And no, no fluids escape the diff or the transfer case during the swap. The install was pretty straight forward. I did use a piller to get the front yoke off. Directions are good tho.

Very happy customer.
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Old 02-07-2012, 05:37 AM   #15
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I am ordering Tom Woods front shaft today.
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Old 02-07-2012, 05:42 AM   #16
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I am ordering Tom Woods front shaft today.
I think you will be very happy with the product from Tom.
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I think you will be very happy with the product from Tom.
Agreed. I've personally installed (or helped install) three of them including the one on my TJ. Tom's drive shafts are #1.
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Old 05-07-2013, 01:54 PM   #18
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Does the woods drive shaft clear 2013 2 door exhaust pipe when you put a three and a half left on,instead of modifying the exhaust crossover pipe on an automatic
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I put on a TomWoods front CV style when I installed the RE 3.5" Max. So far so good, rock solid.
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Great thread! I'm in need and have heard nothing but FANTASTIC things about TW Driveshafts. I'm going for gusto when I order and am going with the heavier one he offers. How to measure and everything you need to know is on his website.

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