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post #1 of 4 Old 03-17-2003, 04:30 PM Thread Starter
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1st post re dana 44s

first things first. sorry there is no sig yet. I just bought an 81 cj7
for $1000.00. Its in excellent condition for the money I paid and have two questions as I enter the Jeep world! The seller said it had a Dana 44 rear axle, but as I read some of your posts Im thinking this isnt right or am I wrong and it could. How do I check?
Secondly how much of a lift will I need to clear 33x12.5's??
Thanks for the help I'll get on the sig by my next post!!!

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post #2 of 4 Old 03-17-2003, 04:51 PM
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Click on this Diff ID to find out what diff you have.

As far as lift, 4" will clear the 33" tires. Actually, I have a sliiiiiiiight bit of rubbing on the rear of the rear fender wells. But I've heard this is to be expected.

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post #4 of 4 Old 03-17-2003, 05:53 PM
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Yup you will need at least 4 and maybe a 1in body lift, if you run a swamper.
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