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Old 09-16-2012, 02:13 PM
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Im putting a SYE on next weekend. So do you think my jeep will be fine without the T Drop case? I'am running a 4.5in lift
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I have an SYE and the transfer case drop installed. 6.5 inch lift. You shouldn't have any problems...
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If you do an SYE take the tc drop out, it's not needed and just puts more stress on your motor and transmission mounts.

You should be able to use the same bolts, just remove the spacers...
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You may have to shim your rear axle as the pinion angle should be changed when using a SYE.


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i thought the drive line geometry was the complete opposite
o well
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i thought the drive line geometry was the complete opposite
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No. There seems to be a lot of confusion on the geometry when not using a CV style drive shaft.
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I have an SYE and the transfer case drop installed. 6.5 inch lift. You shouldn't have any problems...
you do realize you put in an SYE to eliminate the need for a transfer case drop right?
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you do realize you put in an SYE to eliminate the need for a transfer case drop right?
I'm guessing not.
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you do realize you put in an SYE to eliminate the need for a transfer case drop right?
After time, yes it was realized. At the time I put it in, no. I was totally new to the mechanical scene. However, I have not had any problems after installing both.
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sthon good link thanks some of the 8.8 sites i found is what had me thinkin the opposite thanks for clearing up guys
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After time, yes it was realized. At the time I put it in, no. I was totally new to the mechanical scene. However, I have not had any problems after installing both.
It shouldn't cause any noticeable problems, your engine and transmission mounts however are under unnecessary stress from the drop.
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sthon good link thanks some of the 8.8 sites i found is what had me thinkin the opposite thanks for clearing up guys
No problem. I commonly see misinformation on proper geometry.
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