the 97+ one can do ok. they are comparable with a dana 44. But it won't help you with trying to match it up front if you're dumping the dana 30. unless you're going to a high pinion dana 30. that will match.
another choice if you're willing to pay for a gear upgrade is a Dana 44 front from a late model grand wagoneer matched with a rear dana 44 axle from a mid 90s Isuzu Rodeo (and there was a sister suv that has the same axle but I forget the name). the v6 version of the rodeo will have disk brakes, and a 4.10 or 4.30 gear ratio and matches the Waggy front axle in bolt pattern and width. search and you should find some writeups. The waggy will be low pinion, but it'll have a drivers side diff and match the Isuzu rear. obviously a grand waggy rear 44 will also work, but the Isuzu has disks and a good gear ratio right off the bat. just need to swap for a U-joint yoke.
car-part.com can help with finding the axles.
-88 MJ; 4.0L, ex-2wd, TJ ax15/231, 78 Ford D44 w/spool, 9" w/posi, 33" trXus MTs, custom roll-bar/bumpers/etc.
Also an 86 MJ Metric ton and 2 '90 MJs
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