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Old 04-01-2012, 05:08 PM   #1
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will i have to worry about my driveshaft length?

i want to install a SYE/cv shaft and rear upper control arms on my lifted tj.
it has the dana 35, which i dont really want to spend any money on to upgrade... what i want is a ford 8.8. Probably from ECGS. but because of funding, i need to hold off on the axle.
my question is this: If i buy a SYE/cv shaft with a length that accommodates for the D35, will i need to buy a shorter drive shaft?
i believe the ford 8.8 is 1/8 inch longer with respect to the pinion...
or can i get away with figuring in the 1/8 inch on the measurements? or is that unwise?

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Old 04-01-2012, 05:39 PM   #2
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Until you know she likes it, yes you should worry about your driveshaft length...

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Old 04-01-2012, 06:10 PM   #3
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Your CV shaft should be able to accomadate the difference...
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Your CV shaft should be able to accomadate the difference...


the CV shaft has quiet a bit of movement. that 1/8th wont account for much
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Until you know she likes it, yes you should worry about your driveshaft length...
hahahaha. very funny
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