sweet, thanks for the info guys! I'll post pics as i progress with the build up... 4.3L Vortec swap, prob AX-15 5 speed, currently running stock 4banger with AX-5 trans. 5-6 inch suspension, any suggestions? wanna build for mild trail and sand mostly. should i beef up stock axles or go for the D44 swap? Jeep is gonna be my daily driver for work and weekend toy.