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Unread 10-21-2013, 06:37 PM   #16
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When you push up on the slip yoke, is there more than 1/2" deflection/free play?

My stock shaft wore out here and also, when the PO did the lift, he did not re-do the shaft and it was "slipped out" more than stock. I put on a tattons shaft that was mucho bigger and thicker for fairly cheap ($150)

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Unread 10-21-2013, 08:31 PM   #17
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ooh i like that. looks much thicker.
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Unread 10-21-2013, 08:36 PM   #18
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I put on a tattons shaft that was mucho bigger and thicker for fairly cheap ($150)

http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-1310-JEE...bc0712&vxp=mtr
That looks pretty stout compared to stock.

Any clearance issues with the larger diameter shaft? Did you go with a long travel slip joint or standard?
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Unread 10-21-2013, 08:44 PM   #19
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i never hit over 2500rpm and i was on pavement.
If the shaft is bent as a result of this, consider yourself lucky, it could have been much worse.

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Unread 10-21-2013, 10:25 PM   #20
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ooh i like that. looks much thicker.
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That looks pretty stout compared to stock.

Any clearance issues with the larger diameter shaft? Did you go with a long travel slip joint or standard?
Ya guys, definitely stronger, it gives a sense of peace for sure, I went with the long slip, it was what was offered, 7" I believe.

No clearance issues that I have noticed yet, I gave her a work put this weekend!LOL

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Unread 10-22-2013, 09:50 PM   #21
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i think im buying one Friday.
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Unread 10-22-2013, 10:43 PM   #22
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I agree w/lucdog. You got off cheap. Could you imagine if that sucker let loose while pulling? I'm shuddering just thinking about 1/2 the shaft going through the oil pan, a chunk going into the fan...or some such catastrophe. Ya may wanna pull the front diff cover and do a little inspection. You were gonna service it w/new fluid anyway, right?
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Unread 10-23-2013, 06:18 AM   #23
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i had a strap around the bush and i had the winch cable hooked to it. i tried to use just the winch but even with the breaks on it was pulling the jeep to it so i put it in 4low and went forward for some slack and then i backed up. 3 or 4 pulls pulled the bush out. it wasent that difficult and i had no idea that this could hurt the jeep. i feel this is a weak point that i didn't know about. according to quadratech the length i need is 31.75 collapsed.
Using your winch as anchor point for pulling is also a bad thing, its hard on the brake of winch.
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Unread 11-29-2013, 08:24 AM   #24
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just installed it and testing it out tomorrow. thanks
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