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Dana 44 Worth the price?

For sale locally...

> This is a JK Dana 44 cut down to a TJ and has elect- lockers brand new
> never been installed has 4 11 gears

Asking $1600..

What do you think?
versus a 8.8 w/ LSD but needs to be regeared and no idea of the condition. asking $300

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post #2 of Old 08-20-2010, 11:56 AM
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after installation of the locker gearing etc, its not a BAD price but i do not think it is a GREAT price either. Keep in mind your still a couple hundred more dollars into it to install it. Whats the lug pattern?

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after installation of the locker gearing etc, its not a BAD price but i do not think it is a GREAT price either. Keep in mind your still a couple hundred more dollars into it to install it. Whats the lug pattern?
still trying to get the lug pattern....

Need spring perches, and shock mounts....ebrake cables...

Anything else?
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Agreed... It's a good price but not a GREAT price. If you've got the extra money I guess its a quick buy for a decent rear end. You would be hard pressed to break it and it already has everything you need minus shock mounts and spring plates and possibly u-bolts.

I would say go for it if you have the extra cash lying around. Maybe talk em' down to 1500 even.

I can't really think of anything else you would need other than some sort of anti-wrap system if you are SOA or plan on going SOA in the future.

Sucks you already put money in the regear of your D35... I see you've already got a truetrac in it, you may be able to re-sell that that complete rear end EASY on craigslist or ebay.

As for the 8.8 idea... it's VERY easy to find one that is already geared to 4.10 so you WONT need a re-gear... And you can simply get a lunchbox locker for it if you were really worried about it. That could be done for MUCH LESS than 1600 bucks... More like 400-700 which is half the price. That being said, you certainly cant argue against the benefits of a selectable over a lunchbox, I would got with the D44 if I had the money available.

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still trying to get the lug pattern....

Need spring perches, and shock mounts....ebrake cables...

Anything else?
u bolts and if the log pattern is wrong wheel adapters or new wheels.


You should be able to simply use an 8.8 install kit , whats the tube diameter on those jk units anyone?

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The JK lug pattern is a 5 on 5", where the TJ, YJ and XJ are 5 on 4-1/2". Unless the axle flange has been redrilled, you will need a set of wheel adapters, or JK wheels. Otherwise, you have a "decent" deal. I would still try to talk him down a couple bills. Maybe I am just a cheap skate, but having cash on hand does talk.

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You will need a new driveshaft to mate up to the cheesy yoke the JK's have.

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You will need a new driveshaft to mate up to the cheesy yoke the JK's have.
Need to order a SYE and shaft anyhow, But WHAT is that cheesy yoke? can that be changed like any other yoke...
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BUMP..

But WHAT is that cheesy yoke? can that be changed like any other yoke...

Also, JK lug pattern? thats whats on it... getting to be more issues to address now...
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