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Old 02-15-2014, 11:53 AM   #1
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Jeep trac lok question

I have an 2002 wrangler X with a Dana 35 rearend. Is there a physical difference between it and a 97-2001 dana 35? I bought a brand new dana 35 completely loaded trac lok carrier for 175 dollars officially the part number is 74210x which was the part number for 97-2001. In 2002, the tac lok case part number changed to 708183.

I did search ringpinion.com using there diff wizard and they do not list a different part number for any locker or posi for any dana 35 1997+

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It should be the same, just make sure the carrier is meant for the gearing you have. 3.73 down or 3.92 up

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Yep it is the same, just be sure to shim it properly so the backlash is correct and that that you have the correct bearing preload when you're done.
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Thanks for the replies. I'll get this put in no problem. I have the dial indicator, shims, and marking compound ready.
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