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Unread 11-13-2005, 11:06 PM   #1
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swapping front drive shaft to rear

would it work if you got a stock front cv shaft aand had it cut to length to fit the rear after a hack and tap?

or is it that you must have the slip in the shaft

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Unread 11-13-2005, 11:09 PM   #2
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wouldnt trust that skinny drive shaft to handle that much torque,
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Unread 11-13-2005, 11:11 PM   #3
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it was just a tought im not planing on it or anything
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Unread 11-14-2005, 01:23 AM   #4
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you would be fine... I donno what that guy is talking about
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It would work just fine.
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Unread 11-14-2005, 11:18 AM   #6
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I know a few guys who used front TJ shafts in rear when stretching their rigs. Like said above, it would work fine.
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Unread 11-14-2005, 12:13 PM   #7
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or is it that you must have the slip in the shaft
front TJ shaft has a slip in it. it will work just fine, it's not any weaker, especially after you get it re-tubed.
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Unread 11-14-2005, 12:19 PM   #8
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I cut down my rock damaged front DS and used it for the rear. I keep it as a spare now but it worked fine.
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Unread 11-14-2005, 12:23 PM   #9
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has anyone acually done this with a hack n tap??cuase they have a large diameter center potion sticking out!Im trying to have a shaft built right now and having trouble getting the right flange to fit the hack n tap?
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