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Unread 06-06-2013, 04:28 PM   #46
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Should be, but maybe others know better as I'm running a sye w/ a cv drive shaft so I can't say for sure. Just do a google search, you might find something useful.

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Unread 06-07-2013, 12:24 AM   #47
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Ranger and areostar have them. Or buy one for 30 bucks offline for the 1310 adapter.

Ys you can use your stock rear driveline. However length will be your issue, I believe the 8.8 is actually a few inches longer, the flange adapter adding even more length. The drive shaft would probably have to be shortened. I'm doing my 8.8 with a HnT from rubicon express. I'm hoping I can make a stock front drive shaft work out.
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Unread 06-07-2013, 12:27 PM   #48
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Ranger and areostar have them. Or buy one for 30 bucks offline for the 1310 adapter.

Ys you can use your stock rear driveline. However length will be your issue, I believe the 8.8 is actually a few inches longer, the flange adapter adding even more length. The drive shaft would probably have to be shortened. I'm doing my 8.8 with a HnT from rubicon express. I'm hoping I can make a stock front drive shaft work out.

So probably would be best to order one? I hear tom woods drive shafts are good
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Unread 06-07-2013, 12:52 PM   #49
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So probably would be best to order one? I hear tom woods drive shafts are good
Guessing your talking a ordering a shaft? Do you have a slip yoke eliminator? what I would do is go to the junkyard and grab a stock front driveshaft..should be 20 bucks or so. I would then take it to a driveshaft shop, have them completely rebuild it and shorten or length according to your needs.
Its cheaper, and just as good. The Tom woods & je reels are stronger, thick tubing ect ect. I've yet to run into an issue with my stock lengthened driveshaft.
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Unread 06-07-2013, 02:07 PM   #50
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Guessing your talking a ordering a shaft? Do you have a slip yoke eliminator? what I would do is go to the junkyard and grab a stock front driveshaft..should be 20 bucks or so. I would then take it to a driveshaft shop, have them completely rebuild it and shorten or length according to your needs.
Its cheaper, and just as good. The Tom woods & je reels are stronger, thick tubing ect ect. I've yet to run into an issue with my stock lengthened driveshaft.

I'll be ordering an sye fairly soon at a near by 4by shop unless any one recommends a good Kit that's out there and by front ds would it matter if it was from an auto or manual? I also heard that I would need 2 spares ( front and rear) just in case I break one on the trail
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Unread 06-07-2013, 03:22 PM   #51
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No it would highly depend on how you set the rig up. I have a rubicon express HnT for sell..what transfercase do you have? Also what year?

If you do a HnT you can cut the tcase output to whatever length needed to make a stock front shaft work. This is what im doing. Thus you only need 1 spare shaft. If it doesn't work and you need 2 no biggy because ordering a je reel or Tom woods, if you broke one of those you'd need 2nd spare as well.
Install your sye and measure for the driveshaft get a stock front one and have it made to be the right length. That's the easiest, cheapest route. And it wouldn't matter, auto, manual zj, mj or xj will workd or ya
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Unread 06-07-2013, 05:29 PM   #52
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I have the np231 tc 92 jeep cherokee base model 5 speed manual
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Unread 06-07-2013, 10:04 PM   #53
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Ok my HnT would work for ya. And a stock front driveshaft...if your smart when you install the HnT you can make a stock length driveshaft work. If you look around the 5speed had the shortest I believe around 33" long...zjs and xjs autos were longer. You can make 1 work just fine when you install a HnT sye by cutting the tcase output however much is needed. That's the route I took and it works just fine.. Stock xj front shaft from a auto trans, np242 tcase. I have a 242 & a 5speed.
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Unread 06-07-2013, 10:16 PM   #54
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Ok my HnT would work for ya. And a stock front driveshaft...if your smart when you install the HnT you can make a stock length driveshaft work. If you look around the 5speed had the shortest I believe around 33" long...zjs and xjs autos were longer. You can make 1 work just fine when you install a HnT sye by cutting the tcase output however much is needed. That's the route I took and it works just fine.. Stock xj front shaft from a auto trans, np242 tcase. I have a 242 & a 5speed.
well im going to the junk yard tomorrow again!! thanks for the input!!
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Unread 06-07-2013, 10:22 PM   #55
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Unread 06-10-2013, 05:25 PM   #56
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thoughts on 4:56 or 4:88 for 35s?

what can you guys tell me? I have a 5 speed
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Unread 06-10-2013, 08:25 PM   #57
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Unread 06-10-2013, 08:49 PM   #58
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I have pretty much everything for the 8.8 now it just needs to be welded and then installed then lift Kit but before lift I'm wanting to regear I was thinking 4:88
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Unread 06-10-2013, 09:26 PM   #59
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Ur on 33s? You'll want 4.56s. I'm on 33s & a 5speed. I cruise around 2300rpm at 65mph. It's deeper than I thought and is great, I just don't do 70-75mph anymore lol.
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Unread 06-10-2013, 09:53 PM   #60
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Ur on 33s? You'll want 4.56s. I'm on 33s & a 5speed. I cruise around 2300rpm at 65mph. It's deeper than I thought and is great, I just don't do 70-75mph anymore lol.
31s lol once I'm done 35s.right now I'm geared stock at 3.07s so big jump lol
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