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Unread 04-12-2008, 03:31 PM   #1
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Dana 44 rear axle

I just bought a 2000 jeep sahara and was wondering how to tell if mine had the dana 44 rear axle. any info would be much help. thanks in advance

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Unread 04-12-2008, 07:15 PM   #2
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Go to the YJ forum and then click on FAQ from there scroll down to the bottom of the page. This should help you out.

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Unread 04-12-2008, 08:03 PM   #3
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Unread 04-14-2008, 07:18 AM   #4
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There is a sticky in the TJ forum titled "Stock TJ Specifications" that has all kinds of info like this.

Here is some info on stock TJ axles copied from that thread:

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Dana 30 (181 mm) - 1997-2006



* Front axle used on all TJs except the Rubicon model
* Stock gear ratio options = 3.07, 3.55, 3.73, 4.10, 4.56
* Carrier break = 3.55 / 3.73
* Open carrier - no Trac-Lok limited slip option
* Ring gear diameter = 7.125"
* Ring gear bolts = (10) 3/8 x 20 RH
* Low pinion (short pinion)
* Pinion shaft diameter = 1.376"
* Pinion shaft spline count = 26
* Axle shaft diameter = 1.16"
* Axle shaft spline count = 27 both inner and outer
* Axle shaft u-joints = 5-760x / 5-297x
* WMS-WMS = approximately 60.5"
* 5 on 4.5" bolt pattern

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Dana 35c (194mm) - 1997-2006



* Standard rear axle used on all TJs except the Rubicon model
* Stock gear ratio options = 3.07, 3.55, 3.73, 4.10, 4.56
* Carrier break = 3.31 / 3.55
* Optional Trac-Lok limited slip differential
* Ring gear diameter = 7.5625"
* Ring gear bolts = (8) 3/8 x 24 RH - NOTE: 7/16" used on later model TJs
* Low pinion
* Pinion shaft diameter = 1.406"
* Pinion shaft spline count = 26
* Axle shaft diameter = 1.16"
* Axle shaft spline count = 27
* WMS-WMS = approximately 60.5"
* 5 on 4.5" bolt pattern
* Rubber pressed-in fill plug

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Dana 44 (216mm) - 1997-2006



* Optional rear axle used on 6 cyl models except the Rubicon model
* Stock gear ratio options - 3.55 (97 only), 3.73
* Carrier Break = 3.73/3.92
* Standard Trac-Lok limited slip differential on early model TJs / Optional on later model TJs
* Ring gear diameter = 8.5"
* Ring gear bolts = (10) 3/8 x 24 RH - Note: 7/16" used on later model TJs
* Low pinion
* Pinion shaft diameter = 1.376"
* Pinion shaft spline count = 26
* Axle shaft diameter = 1.30"
* Axle shaft spline count = 30
* WMS-WMS = approximately 60.5"
* 5 on 4.5" bolt pattern
* Threaded 3/8" fill plug

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Dana 44 (216 mm) Rubicon- 2003-2006



* Standard front axle used on all Rubicon model TJs
* 4.10 gears
* Tru-Lok selectable pneumatic locker - open differential when unlocked
* Ring gear diameter = 8.5"
* Ring gear bolts = (10) 7/16" x ??
* Low pinion
* Pinion shaft diameter = 1.376"
* Pinion shaft spline count = 26
* Axle shaft diameter = 1.30"
* Axle shaft spline count = 30 inner / 27 outer
* Axle shaft u-joints = 5-760x / 5-297x
* WMS-WMS = approximately 60.5"
* 5 on 4.5" bolt pattern

Note: The outer axle shafts, unit bearings (hubs), knuckles, and brakes are the same as those found on the TJ D30.

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Dana 44 (226 mm) Rubicon - 2003-2006



* Standard rear axle used on all Rubicon model TJs
* 4.10 gears
* Tru-Lok selectable pneumatic locker - limited slip differential when unlocked
* Ring gear diameter = 8.5"
* Ring gear bolts = (10) 7/16" x ??
* Low pinion
* Pinion shaft diameter = 1.376"
* Pinion shaft spline count = 26
* Axle shaft diameter = 1.30"
* Axle shaft spline count = 30
* WMS-WMS = approximately 60.5"
* 5 on 4.5" bolt pattern
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