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    Tom Wood's Ultimate Travel Driveshaft and Super-flex U-Joint
    Following our installation of the JB Conversions LoMax 4 to 1 gearset and clocking our Dana 300 transfer case, we were in need of a longer front driveshaft. The clocking ring is about 3/4" thick, which moved the transfer case toward the rear. The transfer case ended up nearly horizontal, which put the front output yoke over 3" higher than stock. All of this means our stock front driveshaft was useless at 31 3/4" compressed with 3" of travel. We needed a driveshaft with a 34 1/2" running length, or basically right at the fully extended length of the stock ... read on ...



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    Last edited by sarah; 04-22-07, 10:34 AM. Reason: new URL
    :gun:'99 TJ Sport:gun:

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    hey i need to see about a longer drive shaft for my cj7 i just put the springs on top of the axel and need to extend the shaft how do i measure for the correct length and were would be a good place to get a new one?

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    • #3
      Tom Woods website

      http://www.4xshaft.com/index.html
      1956 Willys Wagon restomod

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      • #4
        Here's the instructions on measuring and stuff ... the site's in frames so it's difficult to link/navigate.
        :gun:'99 TJ Sport:gun:

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        • #5
          hey thanks for the info it was a real help cause everyone i asked told me to do something different so thanks

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          • #6
            Originally posted by keithb
            hey thanks for the info it was a real help cause everyone i asked told me to do something different so thanks
            No prob - just be sure to mention the site!
            :gun:'99 TJ Sport:gun:

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