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Unread 01-26-2002, 03:24 AM   #1
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CJ-5 axle swap

Ok. Once again, I need your advice. Stock 1980 CJ-5. Used mostly for street but will see hunting/offroad use too. I have a bent front axle. Since I have to replace, would like to widen axles. Quotes for Wrangler front axle:$350. For rear:$700 That is less shipping, and they don't have any in stock. What are the major hurdles and guestimate cost to swap with Dana 44s? Advice?

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Unread 01-26-2002, 03:29 AM   #2
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By the way, this assumes me doing all possible removal/instal welding, and parts changing. Also running 31" tires and want to keep rim bold pattern
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Unread 01-28-2002, 08:40 AM   #3
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hey I dont know exactly how the swap goes but I have 2 complete rear ends d27 d44 drum brakes , warn hubs , stainless brakelines , good shoes etc. Will take $300. a piece. Its off a 69' kaiser jeep.Let me know.I can measure over all length....Check the swap shop some good stuff there.. Tom
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