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Unread 09-04-2012, 09:16 AM   #31
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^ x2 LONG LIVE THE THREAD!!!!!!!!!!

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Unread 08-27-2013, 10:58 PM   #32
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To the guy that mentioned this thread was old......just because this thread is old doesn't mean it can't help somebody today. I mean, people didn't stop removing TJ driveshafts 6 years ago. lol
It helped to make the decision to take the front drive shaft off before I did it tonight actually.
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Unread 11-03-2013, 04:26 PM   #33
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+1 for this thread; pulled my front drive shaft today and going to order the Danny's kit tomorrow. Seems to be the source for my sparrow.
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Unread 11-12-2013, 06:00 AM   #34
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how do i determine which drive shaft i have in my 97 jeep wrangler tj. i want to order another one and it asks if it is a dana 35 or 40 or something like that. please dont suggest taking it to a shop as I live on an island in central america and having a mechanic here determine which one it is WILL NOT HAPPEN, nor do i trust them to know this. please help. someone told me i could use my VIN to determine this but i cannot find anywhere on line to find this out. your help would be ever so greatly appreciated. thank you
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Unread 01-09-2014, 07:13 AM   #35
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YES! People 10 years later are still pulling the drive shafts out and are having issues taking out the 4 bolts by the double cardan - LIKE ME!
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Unread 01-09-2014, 09:31 AM   #36
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YES! People 10 years later are still pulling the drive shafts out and are having issues taking out the 4 bolts by the double cardan - LIKE ME!
I don't have any issues using a 1/4" drive ratchet with a 5/16" socket. In fact I just used that combination a few days ago to pull the driveshaft prior to rebuilding the transfer case.
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Unread 01-09-2014, 10:12 AM   #37
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If there is anything you want to invest in is an 8mm ratcheting wrench. It is sooo much better access to the bolts at the Transfer Case than a socket and ratchet. I also find the easiest way is to jack up the driver side wheel, lay parallel with the jeep with your head against the rear tire. You shouldn't need to drop the skid to get at it.
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Unread 01-09-2014, 01:43 PM   #38
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Ive tried countless 1/4" drive rackets and sockets and gear wrenches. The only thing I have every been able to use successfully was a traditional combo wrench. I can use ratcheting stuff for about half the threads then I have to switch.
That's even with the skid plate dropped, having as much room to work in as possible.
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Unread 04-22-2014, 11:09 PM   #39
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I have the slip yolk or whatever u call it.. I replaced the transfer case side u joint now the differential side is bad.. Can I just pull the yolk out change the joint and put it back in?
I rele don't wanna take all those bolts out of the rear side again if I can just do the front and put it back if this makes sense
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Unread 04-23-2014, 04:55 AM   #40
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I have the slip yolk or whatever u call it.... I replaced the transfer case side u joint now the differential side is bad.. Can I just pull the yolk out change the joint and put it back in?
I rele don't wanna take all those bolts out of the rear side again if I can just do the front and put it back if this makes sense
I can't figure out if you're talking about the front or rear driveshaft. Are you asking if you can pull the driveshaft apart into two peices leaving the Tcase side in place?
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Unread 04-23-2014, 05:18 AM   #41
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Use a wrench (8mm?) !!! Turn the driveshaft to the spot that gives the best angle. I found that even my little socket/ratchet would hit and angle the socket on the nut.....increasing the chance of strippage!!! And you don't want 'strippage !!!
What he said. Best thing you can do is buy a ratcheting wrench for doing it.
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Unread 04-23-2014, 06:45 AM   #42
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These helped me a lot when getting the ds out. They are really nice to get in tight spaces.

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Unread 04-23-2014, 07:20 AM   #43
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I have the slip yolk or whatever u call it.. I replaced the transfer case side u joint now the differential side is bad.. Can I just pull the yolk out change the joint and put it back in?
I rele don't wanna take all those bolts out of the rear side again if I can just do the front and put it back if this makes sense
I don't see how you are going to be able to pull the driveshaft straight back far enough to get it off the slip yoke with the axle side still connected. Think about how it will start to angle given that fixed anchor. How hard is it to take off 4 bolts on the yoke straps at the axle?
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Unread 04-23-2014, 03:13 PM   #44
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I don't have the simple 4 bolt strap style I wanna pull the front drive shaft off at the differential side and pull the drive shaft apart into 2 pieces.. Change the front u joint and slide the yoke back in bolt all 6 bolts back on and go.. Is that possible
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Unread 04-23-2014, 03:38 PM   #45
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I don't have the simple 4 bolt strap style I wanna pull the front drive shaft off at the differential side and pull the drive shaft apart into 2 pieces.. Change the front u joint and slide the yoke back in bolt all 6 bolts back on and go.. Is that possible
Just keep the splines clean and make sure it goes back together oriented the same way it came apart and that will be fine.
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