cheap cv driveshaft solution! - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ General Discussion Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today

Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on
Old 04-07-2009, 09:08 PM   #1
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Reynoldsville,Pa
Posts: 29
cheap cv driveshaft solution!

ok so heres an update on what i found to be a cheap solution to buying to hight dollar cv driveshaft... first i have a 94 yj w/ 4" rough country lift along w/ spring over lift... when i ordered the parts to complet my soa lift i knew the old drive shaft and t-case drop kit wasnt going to cut it, so i ordered a terraflex sye kit and i installed it, the did my soa lift.... after all said and done i had about 19" between yokes, i didnt really have alot of $ left to buy a fancy name brand drive shaft, so i did some research and desided i was going to try and buy a front cv driveshaft for a cherokee, then have it shortened and balanced... so i placed an ad in the local online classifieds, and had 5 people wanting to sell me one in the next 2 days... i ended up buying on from a guy about 5 miles away for $30 and called my local driveshaft shop,took it the that night he had it finished the next day! he shortened it and balanced it hell and he painted it black... all for $60 so i have a cv style d shaft for $90 and had it on my jeep within 24hrs... have drove it about 30 miles mostly offroad.. holding up great....

Heff733 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-07-2009, 10:03 PM   #2
Hacks off Parts while Lit
whitebuffalo's Avatar
Join Date: May 2005
Location: The Sandhills of South Texas
Posts: 2,290
thats exactly what im running. well, was running until a couple weeks ago when i did this

'90 YJ, ford 8.8, SOA, lincoln front, aussie rear, 4.88s, swampers.
whitebuffalo is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-07-2009, 10:06 PM   #3
Sb5551's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: South Philadelphia
Posts: 2,077
You got to check out ScottinPA's solution. I think his entire SYE/CV driveshaft cost about 125$.
No more jeep for now
But I have free kandy and kittens in the back of my van

Sb5551 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-08-2009, 10:05 AM   #4
yburn's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Bethany IL
Posts: 203
What is soa lift?? what is they advantage of it???
yburn is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-08-2009, 10:32 AM   #5

WF Supporting Member
::WF Moderator::
Coyote_94YJ's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Germany
Posts: 20,789
Send a message via ICQ to Coyote_94YJ Send a message via Yahoo to Coyote_94YJ
SOA stands for spring over axle. Simply put it is moving the axle from sitting above your springs to sitting below your springs. On average it will net you 5.5 inches of lift. You get a lot more flex going SOA.
Coyote_94YJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
cheap lift kit protron YJ General Discussion Forum 9 12-29-2007 07:48 PM
Front Driveshaft Rubbing nicolas-eric TJ Tech Forum 16 12-02-2007 08:44 PM
Some SYE / CV driveshaft & TC skidplate questions nicolas-eric TJ Tech Forum 8 03-22-2007 07:12 PM

» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:59 PM.

Jeep, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC. is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC