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I just bought a 92 YJ with a broken tail shaft housing (yes I new before I bought it)
I am planning on putting in a small susp. lift in the near future and possibly SOA further on down the road. I was thinking of getting a Tom Woods SYE but a search of this forum brought up many negative comments about Tom and his products. I am wondering what you are running for a SYE and shaft and how you like your set up. And where did you get it.
My wife is getting on my case about getting this Jeep on the road so she can beat it.
Josh
 

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JB Conversions....because I have one and the vibes are less than stock...
 

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They are all for the most part the same, at least the good ones are. JB COnversions, Advance Adapters, and Tera. Most people go AA for the strength and cost. High Angle Driveline makes some of the best driveshafts I've seen.
 

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JB Converions cause it is the strongest.

I have had some bad dealings with Tom Woods and my driveshaft.

Ya might wanna buy elsewhere

Just My .02
 

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I started a post about Tom Woods months ago and it started a pretty heated conversation. It seems that a couple people out of the surely thousands that went with Tom Woods had a problem with his shafts. After about a week and a half of the post getting replies, I found that on each occasion, Tom was more than willing to work with them to determine the problem, fix it, and replace his product that failed free of charge. Tom himself even emailed me and educated me on his product and customer service. I know several Jeepers in the area that run his shafts and swear by them. I have yet to save up the cash for a SYE and new shaft, but when I do, it will be from Tom Wood. Heres something to check out. http://www.pirate4x4.com/cgi-bin/ubb/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=4&t=004502
 

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I have Bayou Geep's SYE and love it. I have had no probs with it and highly recommend it. JMO <IMG SRC="smilies/jester.gif" border="0">
 

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Originally posted by Jeep Josh:
<STRONG>I just bought a 92 YJ with a broken tail shaft housing (yes I new before I bought it)
I am planning on putting in a small susp. lift in the near future and possibly SOA further on down the road. I was thinking of getting a Tom Woods SYE but a search of this forum brought up many negative comments about Tom and his products. I am wondering what you are running for a SYE and shaft and how you like your set up. And where did you get it.
My wife is getting on my case about getting this Jeep on the road so she can beat it.
Josh</STRONG>
Since yours is cracked, you can actually save money by getting the JB conversions heavy duty tailshaft. If you order from Tom Wood that is... The cut down shaft type like Currie's will run you $600 with a CV shaft, but you get $200 back when you return your mainshaft. Since yours is cracked you are better off to just get the JB conversions for 550 outright. Good luck.
 

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bayougeeps kit is the nicest kit on the market- kit and shaft 32 spline all usa made- life time waranty on the out put shaft is 575.00 no cores involved- i stock them- JEss
 

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bayougeeps kit is the nicest kit on the market- kit and shaft 32 spline all usa made- life time waranty on the out put shaft is 575.00 no cores involved- i stock them- JEss
 

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I ran a Tom Woods SYE kit and shaft for a few years now. I haven't had a problem with the SYE, but the shaft I had didn't have a spring in the coupler. I took it to several other local shops who told me the same. I just had a spare TW shaft lengthened and they added a spring to the coupler. I am wondering if my current shaft has one in it as well. I think I will take my business to High Angle Driveline from now on.
 

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IMO, the JB, AA and Bayou are very similar in quality and strength. I run the JB.

I think Bayou is the best price of these 3.

Jess, - $ 575 includes a driveshaft, right? If so great price. which 1310 Ujs are you putting in?
 

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Bayou Geep is the way to go. Great quality, and the best customer service I have seen yet. Glenn at Bayou is a class act, and his prices are very good also.
 

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I got my AA SYE and CV DS from Tom Woods. I have no complaints, he was great to work with, very competitive price and quick.

BTW - He has stopped making his modified tailshaft and is going to be just selling the other brands, so that he can focus on making driveshafts.
 

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I put the JB Conv. in my YJ and I love it. it is much better than the hack and tap Rubicon Express Kit. <IMG SRC="smilies/skull.gif" border="0">
 

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Originally posted by onetoncv:
<STRONG>5-626x oem joints the best you can get boys- non greacable! he take that-Jess</STRONG>
You sell one for the 207 t-case jess? <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0">
 

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well....then u suck! <IMG SRC="smilies/thefinger.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0"> j/k
 

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I had a Tom Woods kit in my 231 and I liked it. Only complaint is the washer on the end that holds the DS flange on kept collapsing and causing vibrations. If you go that route, double up on the washers or get a grade 8 <IMG SRC="smilies/wink.gif" border="0">
 

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Boston Mangler: I dont get you you were talkin crap a few months ago about tom woods, he personally comes on this board and sorts things out..you apologize and he gets you all straight and now your back talkin shit about him...i just dont get it, make up your mind!

i have a tom woods SYE and driveshaft..its good for what i use it for. tom said it should be fine as long as i dont put a crawler box or 4:1 kit in my truck. I have also had the JB kit and the JB is beefy. If i had the $$ id get a JB Sye and a Tom Woods Shaft.
 
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