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Use an 8mm socket to unbolt the factory driveshafts from the axle and transfer-case flanges. These have a thread locking compound on them, so you'll be there a long time if you're not using power tools. Justin Whalen of Unlimited Offroad Centers finds that a few thousand miles is usually enough to seize the driveshafts to the flanges, so once the bolts are loosened, use a plastic or brass mallet to break the shafts free.

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