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post #1 of 8 Old 03-24-2019, 08:11 PM Thread Starter
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Driveshaft issue

Iíve attached a picture of my driveshaft with the Jeep sitting on the ground and it looks way too short. Since this YJ is a bitsa at best Iím not too surprised...it drives and rides well, but this canít be the right shaft. Thoughts?
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post #2 of 8 Old 03-24-2019, 08:45 PM
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Looks normal to me.

If you want a longer driveshaft, get a super short slip yoke eliminator.

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post #3 of 8 Old 03-25-2019, 05:49 PM
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Looks stock to me too.

By the looks of things, you may want to check to see what the transfer case fluid level is at & top-off or change it as necessary. There's a good chance the slip yoke seal and possibly bushing is bad causing the leak & fluid being thrown on the tub & dripping. Easy enough fix though.

Here's a seal & bushing replacement write-up: https://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f37/...eak-fix-82091/
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also worrisome colour to that oil.

where is the red?

Stop whining about the 'ride' - If your YJ ain't wrangling your soul free, then might I suggest you buy a stationwagon... at least you can fit all your bull**** in the back.
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The seal and bushing need replacing along with all the fluids. What do you mean by red?
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He means ATF is red and that's what should be in the t-case.

I agree, looks completely normal as far as a stock driveshaft looks.

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He means ATF is red and that's what should be in the t-case.

I agree, looks completely normal as far as a stock driveshaft looks.
Thanks again! It looks and smells like GL5 to me and Iíll drain everything and replace it with the proper lube. Any particular brands of ATF and lube for the TC and diffs?
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I don't use any particular brand, just normal gear oil for the diffs and ATF+4 for the t-case (well that's what I used when I had stock stuff) I use Redline MT90 in the AX15.

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