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Unread 07-11-2011, 02:10 PM   #1
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Transfer case drop?

got a 97 jeep zj 4.0. getting ready to put 3.5-4 inch lift on it. was wondering if i will have to drop the transfer case any? if so how much would you recommend? thanks

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Unread 07-11-2011, 02:20 PM   #2
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you don't need to drop the t-case
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Unread 07-11-2011, 02:47 PM   #3
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Its not going to affect the driveline angles?
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Unread 07-11-2011, 03:23 PM   #4
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It may, but the majority of people don't have a problem at 4"
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Unread 07-11-2011, 03:24 PM   #5
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people on here with ZJs run 5.5" lifts and higher without a t-case drop
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Unread 07-11-2011, 03:25 PM   #6
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You probably have a u-joint front driveshaft so you will be fine at 4". If you have the CV style you might need to swap it. No need for a T-case drop.
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Unread 07-11-2011, 04:12 PM   #7
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people on here with ZJs run 5.5" lifts and higher without a t-case drop
This! I don't have a T-case drop installed...
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