1310 Double Cardan Shaft for Ford 8.8 Swap

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Drive shaft for Ford 8.8 swap

Ford 8.8 axles are a common upgrade for the Jeep YJ, TJ, and XJ. Most people who do the 8.8 swap will tell us that they already have the "adapter". The so-called adapter is what we would call a flange yoke and is something that should be treated as part of the drive shaft. Here's why. The drive shaft needs to be built and balanced as a complete assembly, with all drive shaft parts installed. If you add parts to the shaft after it is balanced, you will likely have a high speed vibration problem. This could be because the flange yoke is slightly heavier on one side than the other, or that it is machined slightly off-center which in turn puts the entire drive shaft off-center, thus causing a vibration. We can and do build drive shafts for 8.8 swaps that include the correct flange yoke. Your Ford 8.8 pinion flange might have one of two bolt patterns, measure what you have and select the correct option in the drop down menu. If you have questions about any of this, give us a call! 

Shaft will require a slip yoke eliminator. 

  • Will bolt directly to your 8.8 pinion flange. 
  • Bolts to 1310 series yoke on transfer case. 
  • 2" diameter .120 wall USA made DOM tube. 
  • Bigger and stronger than stock spline stub. 
  • Forged slip yoke. 
  • Greaseable CV center ball.
  • Your choice between Tom Wood's exclusive Gold Seal greaseable universal joints or non-greaseable joints.
  • Comes with new CV bolts with reduced head for ease of installation.
  • Best of all every shaft is custom built to whatever length you need. So you can be sure that you will get the right thing the first time around. 

Just make sure you measure the length and the bolt pattern as shown in the product photos. THERE ARE TWO PRE-SYE MEASURMENT PHOTOS, USE THE ONE THAT MATCHES YOUR VERSION OF THE 231 TRANSFER CASE.

Customer Reviews

Based on 33 reviews
Foy Gill
TJ rear shaft

Very nice . Absolutely no problems. Arrived in a timely manner also

Kevin Capriotti
Nice Shaft, Wrangler YJ

Arrived in about 5 business days which wasn’t bad with me being in Ohio. Bolted right up first try. Spins nice and smooth, I don’t have any driveline vibration in my Jeep. Was perfect for my YJ with a SYE and 8.8 swap. I had even bought the front driveshaft a couple years ago and it’s held up great. Tried to get them to throw in a t-shirt in the special comments of my order, no luck but I got plenty of stickers.

John Thomas
Toughest shaft in the business!

I beat my previous driveshaft like Sancho for 14 years before I finally killed it. It had to be another Tom Woods!

John Thomas
Beefiest driveshaft on the market.

I have beaten my Tom Woods driveshaft like Sancho for 14 years before I finally killed it at Johnson Valley. This thing takes a beating and just asks for more!

Rolling once again

Ordered a driveshaft from one of your competitors...6 weeks and no driveshaft....ordered one from Tom Woods had it in 8 days.....shaft is in and works great...looks nice as well....will definitely use Tom Woods again....thanks