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Unread 04-19-2005, 08:47 AM   #1
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quick question about rear diff

what is the stock rear in a 97 5.2?

d35? d44?

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Unread 04-19-2005, 09:36 AM   #2
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aluminum d44
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Unread 04-19-2005, 02:43 PM   #3
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I think it depends on whether it came with a factory tow hitch or not.
but i could be wrong, that could just be the gears.
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Do V8's come w/o the tow pkg?
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Unread 04-19-2005, 05:05 PM   #5
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yea my 5.2 didnt have the tow package, i had to buy a hitch seperate
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Unread 04-19-2005, 05:14 PM   #6
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The 5.2 differential is normally a D44a. The gear ratio is 3.55:1 unless it has the tow package which gives it a 3.73:1. However, just because your ZJ doesn't have a trailer hitch doesn't mean it doesn't have the 3.73 ratio. You'll want to check your build sheet to see if you have the Tow Prep Package. This gave the ZJ all the accessories (such at 3.73 and transmission cooler) without actually having a trailer hitch.

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