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post #1 of 3 Old 01-26-2002, 04:24 AM Thread Starter
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Red face 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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post #2 of 3 Old 01-26-2002, 04:29 AM Thread Starter
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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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post #3 of 3 Old 01-28-2002, 09:40 AM
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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

86' CJ7 33"duellers. Complete mechanical rebuild. New everything with lifetime warranty. Spray in bed liner, tubular nerf bars & bumpers, diamond plate etc....
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