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post #1 of 6 Old 02-04-2012, 08:45 PM Thread Starter
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Driveshaft Question...

I searched and couldn't ever find the answers to this question...
I'm looking at the RK 3.5" X Factor Kit with 2.5" springs, flat fenders and 37s for a 2012 4-door Rubicon.
Since the axle is being pushed back 1", will I need a new rear driveshaft? I'm getting the AFE y-pipe for the front axle accommodation and was wondering about the rear driveshaft now?

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That's the exact setup I'm running... I do have new front and rear driveshafts, but you'll be okay stock for a while.


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I edited to say that it'd be a 2012 Rubicon Unlimited
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With a 4 door you'll be in even better shape in regards to the rear shaft. Are you auto or 6spd? If auto you may tear your front driveshaft boot when wheeling.

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With a 4 door you'll be in even better shape in regards to the rear shaft. Are you auto or 6spd? If auto you may tear your front driveshaft boot when wheeling.
I'll be manual.
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What about the 3.5 max travel with a 2010 4 door 6 speed? What's the drive shaft situation look like?


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