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post #1 of 7 Old 05-03-2011, 05:28 PM Thread Starter
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u-joints

i know this has been covered before but i cant find it. im putting a 8.8 in my 94 yj. 8.8 flange is 3.5 inches wide. what u-joint do i need to use my stock driveshaft?

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post #2 of 7 Old 05-03-2011, 05:31 PM
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post #3 of 7 Old 05-03-2011, 06:38 PM
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Should be 1330 I believe. Measure it and let me know.

... find some of my recent threads as I think 94' and 95' is the same.
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post #4 of 7 Old 05-03-2011, 06:44 PM
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it depends on which flange you got. most likely you got the 1310 one as the 1330 are less common. what i would do is just see if your u-joint fits. if not you will either need a new rear driveshaft (93 and older wranglers used the smaller 1310 u-joints; so go junk yard hunting) or you can buy a specialized adapter u-joint that has both 1330 and 1310 sizes on it, this may be the cheapest way.
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I re-read the first post... which flange are you talking about? The one that attaches to your driveshaft? If that's the one you are refering to then I think you have the 1310 as my 1330 flange is about 4" so I would assume the 3.5" flange is for the 1310. You can get online and order a u-joint that is 1330 on one side and 1310 on the other so you could bolt it up. I think they might also sell them at autozone and the like but can't confirm that.... then buy 2 so you can have one as a spare.

Or you can just buy a 1330 flange. I think mine was $30 a few weeks ago. By the time you buy a "HD" u-joint, you won't spend that much more to get the flange and reuse your u-joint.
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post #6 of 7 Old 05-04-2011, 09:45 AM
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I have heard that there is a flange from the Aerostar van that will let you use the orginal u-joint. But that may only apply to pre-94 Wranglers since Jeep changed the u-joint in '94. Might be worth looking into.
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post #7 of 7 Old 05-04-2011, 10:57 AM
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spicer 5-134x 1310 1330 conversion joint. $18 at napa.

stock on a mid 80s dodge or somethin like that so i was told

4yrs of abuse on mine n still goin.

the pressure makes us stronger, the struggle makes us hunger, the hard lesssons make the difference, and the difference makes it worth it.
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