Gladiator J100 - JeepForum.com
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 Old 11-13-2009, 09:54 AM Thread Starter
tomis
Registered User
1994 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: grants pass or
Posts: 57
Gladiator J100

Ive got a buddy that will give me a set of Gladiator J100 axels. Does anyone have any information on these. I know they are the same bolt pattern as a YJ but i dont know how wide, and front diff, if its driver or passanger side drop. I searched and couldnt find any info on them.

tomis is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 Old 11-13-2009, 01:56 PM
Pathkiller
Registered User
1974 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Lorton
Posts: 2,960
You couldn't find any info because it doesn't exist. There's no such thing as a Gladiator J100. The later Jeep trucks dropped the Gladiator name and used the J10 and J20 designation (half and 3/4 ton). If it's a 74-86 version it's probably a J10, which has Dana 44 front and usually Dana 44 rears, but some 80's versions used an AMC20 rear. Not the same AMC20 used in CJ's, the J-truck version has one piece axles and a stronger housing. 74-79 will be Dana 44's with a passenger's side front offset. The rears may be offset if they came with the Quadratrac case. All J-truck axles are extremely wide for use in a YJ, around 67" wide at the WMS.

If it's a 73 or earlier model you don't want the axles, they are closed knuckle fronts and not worth the swap.

No J-truck ever used a bolt patter that is the same as a YJ, by the way. If they're 74 and newer they will be 6-lug. 73 and earlier would be 5x5.5", same as CJ's.

By the way, there was a J100, but it wasn't a Gladiator truck. It was a panel delivery truck, which was essentially a 2 door Wagoneer with no side windows and a barn door rear door. They are very rare and it's highly doubtful that this is what your buddy has.
Pathkiller is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
Gladiator question 81CJ8 Full Size Jeep Forum 6 02-06-2010 07:29 PM
Gladiator engine T-Maxxman1 Full Size Jeep Forum 5 03-26-2009 03:45 PM
66 Gladiator Parts docque Full Size Jeep Forum 1 09-14-2006 01:26 PM
Gladiator on the trail IOTJ Full Size Jeep Forum 3 09-14-2006 12:19 AM
68 gladiator transmission rama Full Size Jeep Forum 1 10-23-2001 03:55 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome