post #1 of Old 09-12-2013, 10:01 AM Thread Starter
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1997 ZJ 4.0 Dana 44a swap driveshaft help.

I have been reading a lot of forums and I can't find a definite answer on my driveshaft question. I understand that the dana 44a rear that I have came out of a 1998 5.9 and I would need 1310-1330 u joint and my driveshaft will need to be shortened. I have a 3.5" lift and what I am trying to find out is if I use a v8 drive shaft will that work or do I have to shorten my 4.0 driveshaft. I am trying to do this without any drive line modifications. Any other suggestions would be greatly appreciated. By the way hi this forum is very helpful. Thank you.

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. . . I am trying to do this without any drive line modifications. . .
Trying to do what without any driveline modifications? Swapping in a D44a sounds like a driveline modification to me. If it were me I would swap the axle side yoke to a 1310, measure the required driveshaft length, then take your existing driveshaft to a shop and have them lengthen/shorten as necessary.
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I just swapped in a D44a out of a 5.9, at 4.5" of lift I didn't have to shorten the drive shaft at all.
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