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Drivetrain question

Just purchased a 1989 Jeep Wrangler 4.2l and I took it onto the beach and ended snapping some bolts that were attached to the rear driveshaft and I am planning to fix this ASAP. However before I put any new parts I was wondering if anybody knows what axles I probably have on here (presuming stock) and also what axles I could switch them out for with little to know fabrication or jerryriggin.



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Your Jeep came stock with a Dana 30 front axle & a Dana 35 rear axle.

It's likely that you just snapped the u-joint strap bolts. Easy fix.

The front axle is a good axle & there are cost effective upgrades available for it.

The rear axle is a turd and you should consider a Ford Explorer 8.8 upgrade if you ever have trouble with it.


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Max pretty much hit the nail on the head as we know every YJ came with the D30 front and D35 rear axles. However, since I'm sure you will have more questions about your jeep (thats the whole point of this forum) we will need to know exactly what you got. So please fill out your profile. It really is important, and helps us help you.
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