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post #61 of 385 Old 02-03-2011, 10:03 AM Thread Starter
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you could go the hack-n-tap route with the SYE and save a good bit of money. I got mine from Iron Rock Offroad for 200$ drive shaft and all. Its not the easiest thing to install, but it works well and is plenty strong enough for most peoples uses.

I Did the TC drop thing for a while and hated it, it looks odd, it screwed up the exhaust, and it got caught on everything. one good thing about it is the TC drop spacers have the same (or close enough) bolt pattern as the rear bump stops, so with some longer bolts can be use the space the bump stops down.
im looking at it now what kind of trouble did you have installing it??


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post #62 of 385 Old 02-03-2011, 10:22 AM
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im looking at it now what kind of trouble did you have installing it??
You lie on your back under the jeep and use an angle grinder to cut the stock output shaft, it takes a few minutes and the sparks it throws off are a bit painful. And if you don't drill the hole perfectly strait it can be a pain to get the bolt in to it. But aside from that the rest of the install is easy.
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post #63 of 385 Old 02-03-2011, 10:28 AM Thread Starter
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You lie on your back under the jeep and use an angle grinder to cut the stock output shaft, it takes a few minutes and the sparks it throws off are a bit painful. And if you don't drill the hole perfectly strait it can be a pain to get the bolt in to it. But aside from that the rest of the install is easy.
can't you just take it out to cut it and drill the whole ?

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looks great, seeing all of these awesome xj's on here makes me want to sell my truck and get one.

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can't you just take it out to cut it and drill the whole ?
yeah, if you pull the transfer case out of the jeep it, its up to you how you do it, and there is plenty of room to work on it under the jeep so i didn't see the need to pull it, but if i have to do it again i'll try pulling it.
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yeah, if you pull the transfer case out of the jeep it, its up to you how you do it, and there is plenty of room to work on it under the jeep so i didn't see the need to pull it, but if i have to do it again i'll try pulling it.
gonna keep it in mind because i do have access to a lift so i might take it out to make an easier install or just work from underneath

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always easier to work on stuff after taking it out, that being said you have to take it out and that can be a pain haha
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looks great, seeing all of these awesome xj's on here makes me want to sell my truck and get one.
if you sell the yj and want an auto car instead on stick then go to an xj, but if you want stick go to a tj the ride is better because of all coil, xj still have leafs in the back

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sooo i just ordered my bushwacker flat fender flares, they cost me $370 with free shipping !! just googled the flares real quick and found a cheaper price then ebay!!!

heres a pic of what they are for the people that don't know lol

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The jeep in the picture looks amazing! Im going to try and model my jeep (when i get it) after that one

But your jeep does look great and i wish you the best in your build
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The jeep in the picture looks amazing! Im going to try and model my jeep (when i get it) after that one

But your jeep does look great and i wish you the best in your build
thanks man yea that jeep is a beauty i love it the color and everything!

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i thought you were gonna be stuck aha

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So my girlfriend caught a picture of me cutting her fender when trimming for the fender flares so i decided to post up the picture lol


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haha nice!
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