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post #16 of 19 Old 06-28-2010, 04:40 PM
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Search here and on Google. There are so many threads and write up's on this. I did the durango box swap and it was easy. PB blaster for a couple of days and you're good to go. Go to your local parts store and tell'em you need a durango box and then return your TJ box as the core. They won't be able to tell the difference unless they run part numbers.

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post #17 of 19 Old 06-29-2010, 07:50 AM
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They won't be able to tell the difference unless they run part numbers.

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post #18 of 19 Old 06-29-2010, 10:48 AM
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What year durango would you get it from?

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post #19 of 19 Old 06-30-2010, 08:38 AM
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I started with one from Auto Zone and after much struggling got it in place only to find that it wouldn't return to center. So, I got one from Napa swapped in (not really easier the second time unfortunately) and it was fine. They had pretty much identical warranties but the finish on the Napa box was better and the casing seemed thicker/larger somehow, but it all lined up. The Auto Zone one went back for a full refund. They tried to just swap it with another unit, but in the end agreed to give me a refund. I wouldn't go with an Auto Zone unit again.


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