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Unread 07-17-2010, 08:34 AM   #16
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Why dont you just fix what you have?

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Unread 07-17-2010, 01:53 PM   #17
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Why dont you just fix what you have?
cause axel swaps are so cool, fixing a leaking seal is not impressive.

edit: I re-read and his axel is bent.... so a new one is probably in order. Like everyone else said, find one from a xj/zj/tj with the same gear ratio and swap it in.
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Unread 07-17-2010, 10:21 PM   #18
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i am keeping my same gear ratio... so it will not matter if the gears match since there will not be any in the new axle correct???

a dana 30 is a dana 30

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Unread 07-18-2010, 10:15 AM   #19
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i am keeping my same gear ratio... so it will not matter if the gears match since there will not be any in the new axle correct???

a dana 30 is a dana 30

I would buy a complete axle ready to bolt in.

Find out what gear ratio you have and I'll find you an axle.
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Unread 07-18-2010, 10:53 PM   #20
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i finally figured out what the gear ratio is. its a front axle Dana 30 with 3.07 gear ratio. if you have any ideas where i could get one let me know ASAP!! thanks again for the help!!
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Unread 05-03-2015, 01:06 AM   #21
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All interesting posts. I have a 2000 Wrangler with what I have been told has 3:07 gears since it is a 5 speed that has a bent front axle tube. So I'm guessing I will need to change out the ring / pinion & axles if I swap. But do we know what year Grand Cherokee D30 is supposed to be a correct housing for the 2000 Wrangler?
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Unread 05-03-2015, 06:15 AM   #22
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Unread 01-25-2016, 07:06 PM   #23
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What about a wj front d44 will that bolt right into an 06 tj?
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Unread 01-26-2016, 07:56 AM   #24
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What about a wj front d44 will that bolt right into an 06 tj?
WJ's had front D44s?
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Unread 01-27-2016, 11:05 AM   #25
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I'm pretty sure my 99 wj has a d44 front and rear it's a limited with the v8 in it but I was wondering if the front axle would bolt up to my tj
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Unread 01-27-2016, 11:08 AM   #26
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I'm pretty sure my 99 wj has a d44 front and rear it's a limited with the v8 in it but I was wondering if the front axle would bolt up to my tj
Whatever it is I don't think it is bolt up. TJ and XJ fronts (and maybe ZJ depending on who you ask) are bolt up.
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I'm pretty sure my 99 wj has a d44 front and rear it's a limited with the v8 in it but I was wondering if the front axle would bolt up to my tj
No wj came with a 44 front. D30 front and 44a rear unless something was swapped aftermarket. No matter what you have, it won't just bolt up to a tj

While the zj d30 will bolt in, they only came with 3.55 and 3.73 gearing
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Unread 01-27-2016, 02:55 PM   #28
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I'm pretty sure my 99 wj has a d44 front and rear it's a limited with the v8 in it but I was wondering if the front axle would bolt up to my tj
A front Dana 30 looks enough like a Dana 44 that it fools a lot of people. Your WJ came from the factory with a Dana 30 up front.
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