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Hey folks! I've got a '99 TJ 4.0 Auto Sahara with D35 rear that I'm doing a Super 35 kit on (Ox Locker), 4" Currie/RockJock Lift, JB Conversions Super Short SYE, 1" Body Lift and 1" MML on. Anyone know how to estimate the rear drive shaft length needed? I plan to order an Adams shaft, but they told me to install everything first and then measure, which I understand, but was wondering if any pros on here may have the same set up, or would know what's needed. My current set up has the transmission skid plate spacers, which I plan to remove for sure, and would one day like to get a new plate to tummy tuck, but that will probably wait for the moment.

Any help is appreciated! Thanks! 馃嵒馃嵒
 

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I believe I measured from the top and bottom bolts (12 & 6 o鈥檆lock), of the yoke and also down the rear end. I ordered a Tom Woods shaft but I鈥檇 imagine it鈥檚 no different. I believe a phone call could help too? Measure from the face of the yoke at the holes trying to be consistent. I鈥檝e only done it once but that鈥檚 how I did it.
 

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I believe I measured from the top and bottom bolts (12 & 6 o鈥檆lock), of the yoke and also down the rear end. I ordered a Tom Woods shaft but I鈥檇 imagine it鈥檚 no different. I believe a phone call could help too? Measure from the face of the yoke at the holes trying to be consistent. I鈥檝e only done it once but that鈥檚 how I did it.
Yea, I talked with Adams, but they didn't want to recommend a length.. they wanted me to get everything installed before ordering the shaft. I'm still waiting for some parts, so I was hoping to get an idea of the length needed and get the shaft ordered so it was here when I go to install everything, and not have to wait an extra week without a drive shaft once everything is installed.
 

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Do what they recommend install other parts then measure
The old measure twice cut once guidance


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Do what they recommend install other parts then measure
The old measure twice cut once guidance


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And I get that for sure.. I was just hopeful someone with the same set up would see it, or someone knew a way to estimate it.
 

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Wait and measure the actual. Old saying: "Never enough time to do it right but always enough time to do it over."
 

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16.5" short arm kit right?
It is Currie/RockJock short arm kit, yes. I ordered it about 9 weeks ago and am STILL waiting on it, but should ship any day now.. but I can't measure the arms, since it isn't here yet.
 

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Hey folks! I've got a '99 TJ 4.0 Auto Sahara with D35 rear that I'm doing a Super 35 kit on (Ox Locker), 4" Currie/RockJock Lift, JB Conversions Super Short SYE, 1" Body Lift and 1" MML on. Anyone know how to estimate the rear drive shaft length needed? I plan to order an Adams shaft, but they told me to install everything first and then measure, which I understand, but was wondering if any pros on here may have the same set up, or would know what's needed. My current set up has the transmission skid plate spacers, which I plan to remove for sure, and would one day like to get a new plate to tummy tuck, but that will probably wait for the moment.

Any help is appreciated! Thanks! 馃嵒馃嵒
Adams has measurement charts on their website. https://www.adamsdriveshaftoffroad.com/measurement-charts/
 

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Is it too late to talk you out of the super 35 kit?

Installed one in my D35 thinking it would be good enough for what I do and about two years later broke it. Rather than repairing it I switched to an 8.8 using an Artec conversion kit and it was a very solid set up. Cost about the same as when I switched to the super 30 kit in the first place.

Although the shaft spline count is decent its the smaller ring/pinion of the D35 that easily breaks.
 

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Is it too late to talk you out of the super 35 kit?

Installed one in my D35 thinking it would be good enough for what I do and about two years later broke it. Rather than repairing it I switched to an 8.8 using an Artec conversion kit and it was a very solid set up. Cost about the same as when I switched to the super 30 kit in the first place.

Although the shaft spline count is decent its the smaller ring/pinion of the D35 that easily breaks.
Haha, little too late. I already have the kit installed in a set of 30/35 axles that will be going under the Jeep when the lift shows up. I've done a lot of reading on them and seems that it holds up for a vast majority of people.. fingers crossed. I appreciate the insight though!
 
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