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Old 02-10-2010, 07:34 PM   #1
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Matching Front and Rear Ends??

Tried to search, all I got was front or rear axles.
My rear is making the humming noise when it is on the idle side
(coasting, goes away when you press the gas).
I now have 35" tires on 15x10 MT that rub slightly in the rear when it
is flexing.
My 2 questions are

1 - Can I put a dana 44 in the back and leave the 30 upfront as long as I change the gear ratio?

2 - Will the Bigger Dana 44 give me 1/2 more space between the center of axle and bottom of body or do I need a 1" body lift

2A - Know of any good 1" body lifts Everything I see that small seem to
Be pucks and I would like to replace old at sometime because
mine are squished and cracking

Thanks in advance for any thoughts

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Old 02-10-2010, 08:22 PM   #2
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1 - Yes.
2 - Not sure
2A - JKS 1.25" body lift.

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Old 02-10-2010, 08:45 PM   #3
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if you have pics of the axles and drivetrain you might have a hmm coming from the driveshaft. Mine was humming because I was having a slight bind so every time it rotated it caught the yoke a little.
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Wow never thought about that... there is a sye on it, the only reason I thought gear is because you hear the hmmm everytime i let off the gas
THANKS i will look and grease it and hope
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Old 02-11-2010, 06:49 AM   #6
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I had a noise like this also. Mine ended up being the pinion bearings were shot. I had to tear the whole rear end apart and change them and it's quiet as a mouse now. I have a 99' with a dana 35c.

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