Cherokee Rear Drive Shaft - JeepForum.com

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 Old 11-20-2012, 02:00 PM Thread Starter
kyleward
Registered User
1989 FSJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: St. Albans
Posts: 1
Cherokee Rear Drive Shaft

Just got a lifted 89 Cherokee base with a manual transmission, looked it over and it seems when the 4.5" lift was installed nothing was done to the transfer case or rear drive shaft. A buddy was saying i need to lengthen the rear drive shaft but I thought I needed to put a transfer case drop kit in. If you can give me your input on what should be done I would appreciate it. If the Drive Shaft needs to be lengthened how do I do that?

Please help!!

kyleward is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 Old 11-20-2012, 06:13 PM
CJ7-Tim
Real Jeeps have dents
 
CJ7-Tim's Avatar
2000 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: out in the garage - Minneapolis
Posts: 24,682
The correct thing to do is to install a Slip Yoke Eliminator (SYE) and a double cardan drive shaft. With an older XJ Cherokee you might (or might not) be able to get away with a transfer case drop.

.

A recent Gallup public opinion poll shows the NRA, at 58% approval, has a higher approval rating than either Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama.

Progressive Liberalism: Bringing you new Healthcare ideas so wonderful, they have to include mandatory participation ...

Originally Posted by Ronald W. Reagan: Government is not the solution to our problems; Government is the problem.
CJ7-Tim is offline  
post #3 of 4 Old 11-21-2012, 05:49 AM
JTM1
Registered User
1988 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: W.Houston, TX
Posts: 254
SYE or run it like it is.

Justin
88 XJ-Lifted, Locked, and on Jackstands
69 CJ5-In peices
JTM1 is offline  
post #4 of 4 Old 11-21-2012, 07:59 AM
bigbadduck
Registered User
1987 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 83
I have an 87 with 4" lift and I started out with tc drop and eventually had to do a sye, I would recommend just doing the sye
bigbadduck is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









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.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



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 On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome