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Unread 05-31-2009, 05:20 PM   #1
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Axle/Hub Compatibility

I've been searching around the forum, and can't seem to find a thread on this. Sorry if i missed. What I'm wondering is, can I take the axles and hubs (automatic locking I assume) out of a donor ZJ and put them in my 5.2 (formerly full time). I can't afford the crazy expensive Warn conversion hub kit right now. The Jeep I bought for parts has a newly rebuilt front end, so the axles are going in mine anyway. Just hoping the hub locks fit, too.

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Unread 06-01-2009, 01:49 AM   #2
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Zjs did not have locking hubs of any kind. The only way to make them locking is the warn kit.
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Yes, you can swap axle/hubs between various year ZJ's
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Zjs did not have locking hubs of any kind. The only way to make them locking is the warn kit.
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Yes, you can swap axle/hubs between various year ZJ's

combine those 2 posts and you have your answer
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So even ZJ's with select trac had the front axles engaged at all times? Huh...Guess i'll be saving up the cash for Warn's. Thanks guys.
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So even ZJ's with select trac had the front axles engaged at all times? Huh...Guess i'll be saving up the cash for Warn's. Thanks guys.
yep the axle and DS are turning all the time. Just not connected to the powertrain if in 2wd mode of the selectrac tc
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