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Old 03-28-2010, 02:10 PM   #1
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Rear Axle Replacement

So I had an interesting weekend. The rear right wheel and half of the axle flew off my TJ on the highway and I came to a screeching, yet terrifying hault. I'm assuming that the rear diff was leaking fluid? Anyway, now I need to replace it and I'm thinking about an upgrade to a rear locker. Any suggestions on what I should put in? I'm hoping to get a complete kit.



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Old 03-28-2010, 02:22 PM   #2

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I will guess dana 35? You may wish to compare prices between a used TJ dana 44 in your area vs upgrading the dana 35...I would not lock a stock dana 35.

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Old 03-28-2010, 03:56 PM   #3
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X2 on a 44
maybe a ford 8.8 would be a good opt
if your handy
What gears are you running

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Old 03-28-2010, 05:40 PM   #4
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Super 35 kit,dana 44 or if you dont need lockers a superior c-clip eliminator kit.The c-clip elim kit is the one im going for,as I dont want/need a locker,but run 35" tires.
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Old 03-28-2010, 09:09 PM   #5
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It's a 2000 Wrangler Sahara, so I'm guessing it has a Dana 35. Any ideas on what I'm looking at price wise?
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Old 03-29-2010, 01:08 AM   #6
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If you want to lock it, and youre going to run 33" tires youll want to upgrade to S35, youre talking prob about $1800+ and youll want to regear both axles.

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