post #1 of Old 05-07-2013, 10:50 AM Thread Starter
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I have a question regrading a 1960 cj5

I have a 1960 CJ5 and I trying to find out what the stock rear gears that where in the dana 44? I have searched the all over but can not find the spec. dealing with the driveline. Thank you for taking the time to read this thread and i hope some one can help me out here.

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post #2 of Old 05-07-2013, 11:07 AM Thread Starter
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Stock ratio was 3.73 and 4.27's were optional. I think i found it, is this correct.
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post #3 of Old 05-07-2013, 12:03 PM
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check the axle tag. i have attached a pic to aid you
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post #4 of Old 05-07-2013, 12:08 PM
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Those ratios (3.73 and 4.27) would be correct for '72-75 CJs, but in '60 you could find gears as low as 5.38s.
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Drop the cover and do a tooth count. After fifty years, you never really know what is in there. It also gives you a chance to see what the carrier and r&p look like.
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post #6 of Old 05-08-2013, 05:54 AM
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5.38s, top speed 60 mph?

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post #7 of Old 05-08-2013, 08:12 AM
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I have a 61 with the Dana 44 and it has 5.38. I agree with jeepdaddy though, from what I know 20 different farmers owned mine before I did and the farmers I know could pull gears out of a lawnmower and make it work. Drop the cover do the count. If you dont know what it is that probably means it needs the fluid changed anyway.
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post #8 of Old 05-08-2013, 09:18 AM
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My 49 and 65 both had 5.38s. I don't think they came any other way.

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4.88s were available in the 50s and 60s CJs.
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