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post #1 of 4 Old 08-06-2009, 09:52 PM Thread Starter
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zj, year 97 front driveshaft different size?

does anyone know why 1997 has a different front drive shaft than every other year zj?. my 97 driveshaft was longer and i went to put another shaft in my truck and it was too short???


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post #2 of 4 Old 08-06-2009, 10:32 PM
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different transfer case, different engine, different tranny from whatever your doner ZJ was.
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post #3 of 4 Old 08-07-2009, 01:58 AM
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Early zjs had a long pinion dana 30 too.

The dimensions of the front output on a 242 are different from those of a 249 also.

'97 zj 5.2, some stuff, some other suff, and some things that even work sometimes.

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post #4 of 4 Old 08-07-2009, 11:43 AM
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there are atleast 3 different drive shaft lengths in ZJ's. Best bet is to measure yours and start measuring the ones from the donor vehicles

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