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Old 08-14-2013, 05:59 PM   #1
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Jeep steering shaft questions

If i swap over to the 86-95 or whatever jeep Cherokee steering shaft, with the two ujoints, does that give more clearance between the shaft and upper control arm?
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Old 08-15-2013, 08:36 AM   #2
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Re: Jeep steering shaft questions

Just curious why you want to do this?
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Old 08-15-2013, 09:58 AM   #3
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Re: Jeep steering shaft questions

Well it replaces the rag joint which can clear up some slop in steering, but I mainly want to do this because I don't have much clearance between the upper controlarm and steering shaft. I read that switching over could give more clearance idk how but just curious if anyone on here has done the swap
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Old 08-15-2013, 10:44 AM   #4
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Re: Jeep steering shaft questions

Measure the OD of each to know for sure. I did u-joints & new shaft on a 68 (similar, but not the jeep stuff) & there was a slight diff in the OD of the shaft vs the original.
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Old 08-15-2013, 10:16 PM   #5
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Re: Jeep steering shaft questions

I used a shaft out of a chevy astro van has a u joint on one end that goes right on a 73 end up steering box. it has a slip shaft design also. And the other end will clamp down on the cut of stock shaft. Not sure if it will give ya anymore clearance but works very well.
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Old 08-30-2013, 06:45 AM   #6
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Re: Jeep steering shaft questions

I too use the Astro van steering shaft on my c10. Works great
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Re: Jeep steering shaft questions

Would the steering shaft work on a 1967-72 c10 or is this only for the sqare body c10's?
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