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Old 11-29-2011, 01:54 PM   #1
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Default Can you Drive with the Front Driveshaft removed?

Gonna do my U-Joints on the forward Drive shaft and want to know if Im still able to operate the truck normally in 2 wheel drive?
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Old 11-29-2011, 01:58 PM   #2
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yes sure why not? I did my rear ujoints over the weekend and had to drive around in front wheel drive to replace broken tools
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Ofcourse you can. When the t-case went in my cherokee I took out the front shaft and just drove it in 2 wheel until I scrapped it.
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Great to know..... are there any issues putting it back on if the transfer case and front diff dont align as before? trying to remember when I did my rear UJs, but I thought there was something about marking the driveshaft and diff to put it back how it was for balance?
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you just need to mark the parts attached to the drive shaft - that's what was balanced - you can also mark the diff if it makes you feel better but it doesn't matter - also if you move the vehicle you won't get the shaft back in the same way and it also does not matter
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