XJ Steering Shaft Upgrade (88-94 Trucks) 95+instructions on page 31

Discussion in 'Stock Suspension + Bolt On Kits' started by shelbyt.67, Jul 16, 2012.

  1. sewlow

    sewlow Bitchin' Stitchin'

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    A feeling of momentarily hitting a patch of ice when turning, usually at speed, when there's NO ice!
    Or...it'll just do this.

    DSC_0673_zps0af7d616.jpg All at once. No warning.
     
  2. BOTTLEDZ28

    BOTTLEDZ28 I'm Awesome

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    Thanks. No issues like that as of right now. I may jut buy the actuator kit line to bypass everything and install it when I get rid of the rag joint setup
     
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    Lance smeal Newbie

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    Other than cutting n welding up a shaft I don't see any way around this .... Bummer
    The splined hole in my jeep shaft is half the diameter of the stock shaft... ( both splined ends are basically the same diameter)

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  4. chipskittles

    chipskittles I'm Awesome

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    It sounds like you have the wrong Jeep shaft. The one you are after is from early to mid 90s Jeep Cherokee(XJ), NOT the Grands(ZJ), they have different couplers. The shafts are available in aftermarket and from my experience they are comparable to the OEM Jeep shafts, they are about $100 new.
     
  5. V_Kint

    V_Kint OBS Enthusiast

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    You might have the same shaft that I used. Take a look at post #372 to see the work around that I chose.
     
  6. Lance smeal

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    Yep its the wrong years... I went by the original post... I found the same thing .. Mid 90's is correct..
     
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    hey guys kinda off topic question but I’ve been looking around online and haven’t really found any info. I was just wondering I know some people cut their bump stops off to crank torsian bars more. But me I was thinking about cutting mine off just due to the upper control arms resting on them. I know it’s not the greatest idea I was just wondering if anyone on here has had a worst case scenario with doing something like this
     
  8. df2x4

    df2x4 Domestics only.

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    ^ That is a really, really bad idea.

    If your keys are cranked that high your ride quality is going to be absolute garbage and you're going to wear out front end parts constantly. Raising the front end higher than 2" by cranking the keys is bad news.
     
  9. Sampuppy1

    Sampuppy1 Diesel nut

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    Hard pass on hacking the stops off. If you're riding on them now, you're already taking a toll.on your suspension and steering parts as it is. Those stops are there for a reason.

    Sent from my flagged XT1635-01

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    Iowan I'm Awesome

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    So will this work with my 1999 K1500 special or what ever it’s called? Sorry if this has been answered a ton on here but I don’t have the time for 40 pages. Thanks.
     
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