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post #1 of 3 Old 03-04-2002, 09:53 AM Thread Starter
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I am new to the 4-wheeling adventure just bought my CJ5 as a fixes upper. Can anybody tell me what axles came stock under the CJ5 in 1962 or where to look this information up on the internet.


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I believe that '55-'65 CJ-5's had a two-piece 10 splined dana 44 in the rear, and a 10 splined dana 25 in the front.

If your running gear is stock, you probably have an offset Dana/Spicer 18 transfer case, which means an off-set rear differential. I don't know if those axles are upgradeable to the newer 30-spline version, as those dana 44's were centered. (see my post and question if you know!)

Unfortunately, most newer lockers come for the 30 spline dana 44.

Hope this helps!

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The rear is a 19 spline two piece D44. the front is probably a 10 spline 27A(the model is cast in the webbing next to the diff cover).While I think j t king is right about the newer lockers, spicer made a PowerLok that was optional in Jeeps and Scouts. These are super strong(a must with the 27A)and are still out there.

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