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post #1 of 8 Old 04-12-2012, 07:28 PM Thread Starter
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I have some axle questions

So I currently have a 97" jeep wrangler 4.0L on a 4" suspension lift on 35" tires i have stock axles Dana 35 rear Dana 30 front and stock gears 3.07s.


I was planning on buying Dana 60 semi float rear axle w/ 5.86 gears installed, open 35 spline carrier, no shafts, no brakes,for my rear. He has 2 axles but booth are rear can I convert a rear to a front? Or could I use the Dana 60 with my stock 30 even tho the gears are different?

I get crappy power and badish gas fastest I go on the highway is 55mph.

Please help with some answers and choices

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I was planning on buying Dana 60 semi float rear axle w/ 5.86 gears installed, open 35 spline carrier, no shafts, no brakes,for my rear. He has 2 axles but booth are rear can I convert a rear to a front?
Do you like being able to steer? While anything is doable converting a nonsteering axle to a steering axle is not a minor thing.

5.86 is too deep for 35" tires.

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Or could I use the Dana 60 with my stock 30 even tho the gears are different?
Only if you never put it in 4WD.

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How would it feel? I'm planning on going to 42s

As it said it has no shafts could I use my old dana 30 and 35 shafts?
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How would it feel? I'm planning on going to 42s

As it said it has no shafts could I use my old dana 30 and 35 shafts?
Dude, you are not asking the right questions for somebody who is ready for 42s. Good luck.

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I'm not planning on going to 42s right lmfaoooooooo

In the future, obviously questions needs answers. nobody just knows what to do without help and answers.
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In the future, obviously questions needs answers. nobody just knows what to do without help and answers.
Search and read. Lots to learn that way. Then you won't ask stupid questions.

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Hilarious next time don't answers peoples question so ignorant. Thanks
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