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Unread 11-19-2011, 09:52 AM   #1
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1998 zj limited rear axle.

I was reading through the zj FAQ page and I'm confused on what type of rear axle I have. I have a 1998 zj limited (not the 5.9) and I'm wondering if I have the d44a axle or the 35.

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Unread 11-19-2011, 09:56 AM   #2
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if it was the 5.2 motor, it had the d44a

if it was the 4.0, it had the d35 (idk if the 44a was an option with the 4.0)
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Unread 11-19-2011, 10:32 AM   #3
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You can look at it in case someone swapped it. The 44a has an aluminum center section, 35 is cast steel

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Unread 11-19-2011, 01:19 PM   #4
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if it was the 5.2 motor, it had the d44a

if it was the 4.0, it had the d35 (idk if the 44a was an option with the 4.0)
I'm wondering if I you could order the 4.0 with the 44a because the salvage yard I buy all my big stuff from shows (3) 4.0's with the 44a and 3.73's.
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Unread 11-19-2011, 01:59 PM   #5
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no, you could not.
it may have been swapped. but i also know a lot of yard monkeys that have no idea what they're cataloging when accepting a new rig into the yard.
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Unread 11-19-2011, 04:24 PM   #6
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Yea, I kinda had a feeling that was the deal after checking the the FAQ, At least I know they have some 5.2's with low mileage
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