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Unread 01-26-2014, 10:37 AM   #16
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So, easiest thing would do is try & find a Rubicon axle? I was also told something about the lover in rear end may not work, because of mu TJ transfer case, this true??

Also, which Body lift is the best way to go. Easiest to install, best for the money, which has all parts I'll need in one kit....? http://www.quadratec.com/products/pr...bmit=Go&sv=200

I sure appreciate everyones help on this too.........!!!

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Unread 01-26-2014, 10:54 AM   #17
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They are quite expensive and I would rather have an arb than the factory locker. A dana 44 from any tj, or lj will be fine.
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Unread 01-26-2014, 12:04 PM   #18
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The question really comes down to how much do you want to spend. With that said. If possible, I would find a JK axle combo. Pref 44s from a rubi. But even the 30/44 would be a huge upgrade. If you shop around. You can find a smoking deal on Pirate 4x4 or even around your community.

Also. You can run 35s on no lift if you wanted to. Metal Cloak offers that option.
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Unread 01-26-2014, 01:49 PM   #19
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So, easiest thing would do is try & find a Rubicon axle? I was also told something about the lover in rear end may not work, because of mu TJ transfer case, this true??
No, it is not true

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Also, which Body lift is the best way to go. Easiest to install, best for the money, which has all parts I'll need in one kit....? http://www.quadratec.com/products/pr...bmit=Go&sv=200
Not a lot of difference in body lifts. That JKS that comes up first in your link is very popular.
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Unread 01-26-2014, 01:53 PM   #20
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I have a 4" lift with 35s, D44 in the back, but kept the D30 in the front. Regeared both to 4.56. No issues, in fact it can do wheelies haha.



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Unread 01-26-2014, 01:55 PM   #21
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found the d44 in a junkyard. i'd personally save up for a 4" lift. You won't regret it!
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Unread 01-30-2014, 10:10 PM   #22
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Ok, I saw were people could contact Jeep & they would get you a build sheet, so I decided to do it.... It says I have a DANA 44 axle now.. Any truth to this??

Vehicle Description JEEP WRANGLER SPORT 4X4 SPORT UTILITY 2-DR
Model Year 2000
Body Model TJ J H 77
Color PW1A- Stone White Clear Coat
In Service Date 06/13/2000

Sales Code Description

*K5 Cloth High-Back Bucket Seats
-K5 Camel
AACP Steering Group
AAS Tire & Wheel Group - 30"
ADCP Convenience Group
ADHP Heavy Duty Electrical Group
APAS Monotone Paint
A68P Mutually Exclusive Package
BAUP 117 Amp Alternator
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BGAS Power Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes
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CGWS Next Generation Front Air Bags
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CLC Front Floor Mats
CLSS Sport Bar w/Rear Padding
CUFP Full Length Floor Console
DBBC All Manual Transmissions
DDD 5-Speed HD Manual Transmission
DHNS Command-Trac Part Time 4WD System
DJJS Dana 30/186MM Front Axle
DMEP 3.73 Rear Axle Ratio

########## DRKP Heavy Duty Dana 44 Rear Axle

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Unread 01-30-2014, 10:17 PM   #23
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Ok, I saw were people could contact Jeep & they would get you a build sheet, so I decided to do it.... It says I have a DANA 44 axle now.. Any truth to this?? Vehicle Description JEEP WRANGLER SPORT 4X4 SPORT UTILITY 2-DR Model Year 2000 Body Model TJ J H 77 Color PW1A- Stone White Clear Coat In Service Date 06/13/2000 Sales Code Description *K5 Cloth High-Back Bucket Seats -K5 Camel AACP Steering Group AAS Tire & Wheel Group - 30" ADCP Convenience Group ADHP Heavy Duty Electrical Group APAS Monotone Paint A68P Mutually Exclusive Package BAUP 117 Amp Alternator BCEP 600 Amp Maintenance Free Battery BGAS Power Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes CADP High Back Bucket Seats CAGP Easy Access Pass Tip & Slide Seat CDBS Reclining Front Seats CFMS Rear Folding Seat CGWS Next Generation Front Air Bags CGZS Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch CKES Front Seat Area Carpet CKFS Rear Seat/Wheelhouse/Cargo Carpet CKTS Cargo Tie Down Loops CLC Front Floor Mats CLSS Sport Bar w/Rear Padding CUFP Full Length Floor Console DBBC All Manual Transmissions DDD 5-Speed HD Manual Transmission DHNS Command-Trac Part Time 4WD System DJJS Dana 30/186MM Front Axle DMEP 3.73 Rear Axle Ratio ########## DRKP Heavy Duty Dana 44 Rear Axle DSA Trac-Lok Differential Rear Axle EAAC All Engines ERH 4.0L I6 Power Tech Engine GBBS Tinted Windshield Glass GCBP Light Tint Front Door Windows GCF Full Metal Doors w/Roll-up Windows GRVP Left Manual Mirror GSVP Right Manual Mirror GTVS Swing-Away Mirrors GVAC All Vehicles W/O Power Mirrors HAA Air Conditioning JAYS Instrument Cluster w/Tach JCDS 100 MPH Primary Speedometer JHAP Var Intermittent Windshield Wipers JJAS Cigar Lighter JJBS Dual Note Electric Horns JJJS 12V Auxiliary Power Outlet JKAS Locking Glove Box KFRS Dark Silver Metallic - Badge - Sport KWRS DARK SILVER Metallic - Badge - Jeep, KXRS DARK SILVER Metallic - Badge - Wrang KYRP Dark Silver Metallic - Badge - 4.0L K3ZS BLack - Fender Flares, Black LAPP Shift Indicator Warning Lamp LBBP Courtesy Lamps LDAP Underhood Lamp LMAS Halogen Headlamps LPSS CHMSL Lamp MBAS Black Front Bumper MB5S Black Rear Bumper MCHS Bumper Extensions MFPS Chrome Headlamp Bezels MFRS Black Front Frame Overlay MFTS Body Color Grille MWBS Sport Bar w/Side Padding NAE California Emissions NBKS EVAP Control System NBN Northeastern States Tracking NBVP Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) NF1S 19 Gallon Fuel Tank PW1A Stone White Clear Coat QW1S Stone White C/C RAAC All Radio Equipped Vehicles RASS AM/FM Cassette Radio RCDS 4 Speakers RDDP Fixed Long Mast Antenna SBAS Power Steering SCGP Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel SDUP High Pressure Gas Charged Shocks SHAS Front Stabilizer Bar SHCS Rear Stabilizer Bar SUAP Tilt Steering Column TBBP Full Size Spare Tire TBRS Outside Tire Carrier TUSP 30X9.50R15LTB Wrangler OWL A/T Tires TZAS Goodyear Brand Tires VJTA Dark Tan Soft Top WJXP 15X8.0 "CANYON" Aluminum Wheels WKBP Matching Spare Wheel WLZC All Aluminum Wheels XCYS Upgraded OBD-II Connectors XEES Fuel Tank Skid Plate Shield XEFS Transfer Case Skid Plate Shield XJFS Tethered Fuel Filler Cap XPFS Protective Coating and Remover YAAS Build To U.S. Mkt. Specifications
If that's the info off your vin then yes. You have a 44
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Unread 01-30-2014, 10:40 PM   #24
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Ok, I saw were people could contact Jeep & they would get you a build sheet, so I decided to do it.... It says I have a DANA 44 axle now.. Any truth to this??

Vehicle Description JEEP WRANGLER SPORT 4X4 SPORT UTILITY 2-DR
Model Year 2000
Body Model TJ J H 77
Color PW1A- Stone White Clear Coat
In Service Date 06/13/2000

Sales Code Description

*K5 Cloth High-Back Bucket Seats
-K5 Camel
AACP Steering Group
AAS Tire & Wheel Group - 30"
ADCP Convenience Group
ADHP Heavy Duty Electrical Group
APAS Monotone Paint
A68P Mutually Exclusive Package
BAUP 117 Amp Alternator
BCEP 600 Amp Maintenance Free Battery
BGAS Power Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes
CADP High Back Bucket Seats
CAGP Easy Access Pass Tip & Slide Seat
CDBS Reclining Front Seats
CFMS Rear Folding Seat
CGWS Next Generation Front Air Bags
CGZS Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch
CKES Front Seat Area Carpet
CKFS Rear Seat/Wheelhouse/Cargo Carpet
CKTS Cargo Tie Down Loops
CLC Front Floor Mats
CLSS Sport Bar w/Rear Padding
CUFP Full Length Floor Console
DBBC All Manual Transmissions
DDD 5-Speed HD Manual Transmission
DHNS Command-Trac Part Time 4WD System
DJJS Dana 30/186MM Front Axle
DMEP 3.73 Rear Axle Ratio

########## DRKP Heavy Duty Dana 44 Rear.........
Yep! If that's what the build sheet based off of your VIN, says. But it's VERY easy to tell, just look at your differential cover. The Dana 35 is oval shaped and the Dana 44 diff cover is more of a polygonal shape. I thought sports only came with the 35x, but maybe the P.O. Had it customized from factory?
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Unread 01-30-2014, 10:44 PM   #25
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Yep! If that's what the build sheet based off of your VIN, says. But it's VERY easy to tell, just look at your differential cover. The Dana 35 is oval shaped and the Dana 44 diff cover is more of a polygonal shape. I thought sports only came with the 35x, but maybe the P.O. Had it customized from factory?
All tj's accept the SE and X had the 44 as a factory option
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Unread 01-31-2014, 04:06 PM   #26
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Sweet. I'm not sure why I thought I had a D35. Either way, saves me some cash. So, leave the axles when I put in 4:56's? Up grade axles also?
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Unread 01-31-2014, 04:43 PM   #27
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Sweet. I'm not sure why I thought I had a D35. Either way, saves me some cash. So, leave the axles when I put in 4:56's? Up grade axles also?
Entirely up to you. And how much you want to spend.
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