SYE question - JeepForum.com

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 10 Old 10-17-2007, 09:40 PM Thread Starter
Stout95YJ
Registered User
2006 LJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Wilmington
Posts: 821
SYE question

Just installed 4" RE lift, buying an SYE soon, will just an SYE kit get rid of these noises and vibes? and Do I have to run a CV shaft with an SYE kit?

Stout95YJ is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 10 Old 10-17-2007, 09:45 PM
enil01
Registered User
 
enil01's Avatar
1993 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Oak Harbor, WA
Posts: 333
You need the CV shaft too.

'93 4.0L YJ Becky
RE 4.5" XD lift | 33" TRXus M/Ts | Warn M8000 | Herculined | OBA

_|_
--X-X-(_)-X-X--
<->
<3 EP-3Es
enil01 is offline  
post #3 of 10 Old 10-17-2007, 09:55 PM
Big-n-Broke-YJ
BUILT. NOT BOUGHT.
 
Big-n-Broke-YJ's Avatar
1989 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Wilmington, NC
Posts: 5,766
you don't need a cv shaft with a sye. i ran one for 3+ years with no problems what-so-ever. i think it was a CJ shaft that was tweaked for lenth if i remember right...

just be sure if you have a cv yoke you run a cv shaft or you will limit the ujoint's ability to run at a steeper angle.

-Erik <--- "accidentally" ran a u joint in the cv yoke for 3+ years with minimal problems, whoops

'89 Wrangler, 4.0/AW4, 106" Wheelbase, SOA, custom XJ packs, 2" Body. Front High Pinion Dana 44 w/yukon super-joints, chromo inners and outers, and a Lincoln Locker. Rear Dana 60 w/Yukon 1.5" 35 Spline chomo shafts and detroit locker. 5.38 Yukon Gears. Hydro-Assist, 39.5x18" Boggers on 15x12 RockKrawler's w/ 2.75" of backspacing. Comp cut, tube fenders, custom bumpers and rock sliders, fuel cell, CB, Stewart Warner Gauges, SmittyBilt XRC8 Winch, 140 Amp CS-144 Alternator, Electric Fan, and a cooler of beer. 3897 lbs

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Big-n-Broke-YJ is offline  
post #4 of 10 Old 10-17-2007, 09:57 PM
Jeffro06
Registered User
 
Jeffro06's Avatar
2006 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Total
Posts: 9,853
Quote:
Originally Posted by enil01
You need the CV shaft too.
And you'll have to replace those 4 degree shims....I've got 8 degree shims coming tomorrow! Then, hopefully, I'll lose the transfercase drop, and the last of that vibration! Just takes getting the pinion to point at the transfercase, or so I'm told.

I didn't have any vibes with the 4" lift, and the transfer case drop, but the driveshaft angle just scared me.

Member of JGW (Jeff's Gone Wheeling) and
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Moab Trails I've done: Onion Creek, Long Canyon, Dome Plateau, Top of The World (2), Fins-N-Things (2), Poison Spider,
Golden Spike, Gold Bar Rim, Hell's Revenge (2), Baby Lion Back, Cliff Hanger, Moab Rim, Kane Creek Canyon, Strike Ravine

Shortcuts to key points in my build:
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Jeffro06 is offline  
post #5 of 10 Old 10-17-2007, 10:10 PM
crb577
Registered User
1993 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Colchester, VT
Posts: 939
yeah I use a cut down XJ shaft works perfect and is pretty cheap

1993 Jeep Wrangler
4.0L Tom Woods rear HD shaft
D30 w/yukon alloys, lock right, jb4x4 bracket, Rusty's HD tie rod 8.8w/ LSD,SOA xj rear 100" wheelbase, homemade greasable boomerang shackles, SS braided lines, 1" prothane body lift, 35" TrXus M/T, smitty built XRC.
lots of gen right armor and rear stinger.
crb577 is offline  
post #6 of 10 Old 10-18-2007, 02:04 AM
enil01
Registered User
 
enil01's Avatar
1993 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Oak Harbor, WA
Posts: 333
Quote:
Originally Posted by Big-n-Broke-YJ
you don't need a cv shaft with a sye. i ran one for 3+ years with no problems what-so-ever. i think it was a CJ shaft that was tweaked for lenth if i remember right...

just be sure if you have a cv yoke you run a cv shaft or you will limit the ujoint's ability to run at a steeper angle.

-Erik <--- "accidentally" ran a u joint in the cv yoke for 3+ years with minimal problems, whoops
Dag why didn't I think of that simple solution. I stand corrected.

'93 4.0L YJ Becky
RE 4.5" XD lift | 33" TRXus M/Ts | Warn M8000 | Herculined | OBA

_|_
--X-X-(_)-X-X--
<->
<3 EP-3Es
enil01 is offline  
post #7 of 10 Old 10-18-2007, 07:02 AM
chupacabrah
Registered User
 
chupacabrah's Avatar
1993 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Greensboro
Posts: 2,088
Quote:
Originally Posted by crb577
yeah I use a cut down XJ shaft works perfect and is pretty cheap
same here.

AA SYE - $200 shipped
CV shaft (99 xj out of junkyard) - $50
local shop cut and balance CV shaft - $58
replace ujoints in d-shaft (3 x $15ea) $45


if you get sye and cv shaft, remember also that your rear pinion has to be pointing towards your tcase. tom woods' site has some pictures and stuff describing the driveshaft geometry

-Jon
'93 YJ with 1 ton SOA in progress (slowly).


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
chupacabrah is offline  
post #8 of 10 Old 10-18-2007, 08:53 PM Thread Starter
Stout95YJ
Registered User
2006 LJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Wilmington
Posts: 821
So I can get a CV shaft out of an XJ ? any specific years?
Stout95YJ is offline  
post #9 of 10 Old 10-18-2007, 09:43 PM
sentinal02
H2 Recovery Team Member
 
sentinal02's Avatar
1992 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: New York
Posts: 6,681
a CV style shaft isn't 100% necessary but some type of new shaft is. the stock shaft a) isn't long enough and b) won't be able to expand and contract anymore with a fixed yoke output on the t-case. since you're going to need a new shaft anyway most people opt to run a CV style to be sure there aren't any vibes.

as for years for the XJ, pretty much any 90's model will work IIRC. mine came from a 97 with an auto.

RIP: '88 YJ 2.5L Ax-5 NP231
Posi-Loked. Herculined. Optima yellow top. 1" Shackle, 2" BDS. Cragar 397's Aussie front.

92 YJ 4.0L Ax-15 231
5" springs, 1" shackle 31's or 35's depending on my mood
sentinal02 is offline  
post #10 of 10 Old 10-19-2007, 07:16 AM
chupacabrah
Registered User
 
chupacabrah's Avatar
1993 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Greensboro
Posts: 2,088
Quote:
Originally Posted by stout 1995 Yj
So I can get a CV shaft out of an XJ ? any specific years?

newer the better, i think. 97-99 is pretty safe.

it's the front driveshaft, btw, if you didnt realize.

-Jon
'93 YJ with 1 ton SOA in progress (slowly).


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
chupacabrah 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



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
Lift/Tires question and Cleaning soft top & engine question Bryan_16 TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 16 05-19-2012 04:25 PM
Front sway bar question + bonus disco question WranglerTom TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 7 12-02-2011 09:13 AM
1988 carberator question and wiring (general) question prljeep YJ Wrangler Technical Forum 15 05-08-2009 12:50 PM
quick connecting rod question and tourqe wrench question???? johnrezz YJ Wrangler Technical Forum 2 10-18-2008 08:20 PM
Tire question(noob question but just a quick answer needed) 07SilverX JK Wrangler Technical Forum 3 12-25-2007 04:35 PM

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