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Unread 06-28-2013, 09:55 AM   #1
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Ford Dana 44 axle swap to an xj

Looking to swap my 78 ford axles in my jeep where would I go to find some answers ? Or maybe someone has done this already .

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Unread 06-29-2013, 09:47 AM   #2
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What Ford are they out of?

Do you plan on cutting our running full width?

What suspension do you plan on using?

If they're out of an f150/bronco the radius arm wedge is cast into the axle tube instead of welded on. That means you either have to run the Ford radius arms or retube.
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Unread 06-29-2013, 09:54 AM   #3
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You can use the Google to research your topic, the swap has been done before.

Posting in the XJ Cherokee section of the Forum will get you more views.

Specifically, what are your questions ?

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