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At Tom Wood’s Custom Drive Shafts, we’re proud to serve as your one-stop-shop for all Jeep driveshaft needs. We offer high-quality 4x4 driveshaft products and components for a variety of Jeep models, from the Jeep CJ to the Jeep JK, JL and many others. One important component found on many Jeep types, including the YJ and TJ Wranglers, is known as a slip yoke. Correspondingly, you may also hear about a slip yoke eliminator, which may be installed for several potential reasons in your Jeep. Today’s blog will go over both the slip yoke and slip yoke eliminator, plus some...

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Two Piece Front Drive Shaft   Our Two Piece Drive Shaft is used in many applications where it would be impossible to run a single drive shaft because of an obstruction. In essence, wherever the drive shaft has to go around a corner. Common applications are the more extreme built Jeeps or rock buggies with an automatic transmission. We believe our design to be the best for the following reasons: Rigid center support bearing. This eliminates lateral flexing of the drive shaft which occurs when using a soft, resilient center support bearing.   Each section of the drive shaft has...

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The ultimate travel drive shaft is used in applications requiring extreme amounts of stroke on the drive shaft, such as a shackle reversal system.  With the exception of the spline stub, This drive shaft is made with off the shelf components. Using a length of 1.375" diameter spline, made to automotive specifications. (Other companies offer a similar shaft made with softer agricultural components) The huge amounts of stroke are obtained by constructing the drive shaft so that this long spline fits internal into the tube section of the drive shaft. Assuming that we are beginning with enough length in the...

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NP 208 SYE Do not confuse ours with other kits here you are required to drill & tap the output shaft on the transfer case. Because of the surface hardness on the main-shaft, this can be very difficult to do. Beyond that, the “kits” others offer, do not shorten the output shaft, you merely bolt on a new yoke with no significant lengthening of the drive shaft. With our SYE kit, we take a stock output shaft and precision machine output shaft so that it is shorter. Then we take the speedometer housing -that also serves as the bearing &...

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There are a lot of factors to consider when selecting the correct drive shaft. Here is an article explaining some of the things to consider when contemplating different U-joint sizes.  Click to read article.   

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