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post #1936 of 3653 Old 04-23-2014, 11:30 PM
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Got my new air tank cleaned up It's around 25% bigger than the old one.
I love the color of that tank haha!

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post #1937 of 3653 Old 04-26-2014, 06:28 PM Thread Starter
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Mounted the new tank.



And painted my frame and springs





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Picked up another zj front drive shaft today. I'm going to take it to get lengthened tomorrow.



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For up front? Hmm I thought it was the xj shafts. I was going to try and find a tj one so its already the right size


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For up front? Hmm I thought it was the xj shafts. I was going to try and find a tj one so its already the right size
XJ and zj front driveshaft are exactly the same. I would go with the TJ shaft but they are really hard to find at a jy


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Installed the zj yoke



Then measured. My total length from tc to axle is 41" do I'll have to have the drive shaft lengthened 9".


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Just curious to why you had to install a ZJ yoke. Are the ZJ driveshafts different from YJs?

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Just curious to why you had to install a ZJ yoke. Are the ZJ driveshafts different from YJs?
With the dc joint you need a specific yoke


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With the dc joint you need a specific yoke
Do all YJs not come with front DC yokes?

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Do all YJs not come with front DC yokes?
Yup, I assume since the yj had the vacuum disconnect they didn't feel the front drive shaft needed it.


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Uhhg, seems like I'm never going to get a good driveshaft. The shop is giving me crap about the length, telling me it will be too weak if it's lengthened to 41". I told them the stock yj driveshaft is like 39" long and they told me it must have been lengthened because the factory wouldn't do that. Sooooo, frustrating. After I proved to them I was correct, took the stock shaft up there and showed them, they then told me the zj driveshaft I brought had bad splines...... I guess I'll try to get it lengthened somewhere else.


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Because of the thickness of tubing? The Tatton's that I ordered was 42.25" long, 2" .188 wall I think. Maybe it is only .120...


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Because of the thickness of tubing? The Tatton's that I ordered was 42.25" long, 2" .188 wall I think. Maybe it is only .120...
They said it was because of the od of the tube being small but after they saw the stock yj shaft I guess they changed there mind and tried to find something else for me to spend money on.


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