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Old 04-17-2013, 01:57 PM   #1
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2000 TJ rearend

How do I tell what rearend and gear ratio I have on my 2000 TJ with 4 cylinder. AND if I want to change the gears out, do I have to get the ring and pinion master installation kit also? thanks for your help.

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Old 04-17-2013, 02:00 PM   #2
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How do I tell what rearend and gear ratio I have on my 2000 TJ with 4 cylinder. AND if I want to change the gears out, do I have to get the ring and pinion master installation kit also? thanks for your help.
Do you have an auto or manual?
It should be on the diff cover. You can also jack the rear end up and count how many turns of the drive shaft it takes to turn the tires once. If only one tire turns, make it turn twice and count the DS rotations.

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just saw the post on front and rear ends. mine is the 44. thanks for the info for turning drive shaft.
will I need the master install kit or can I just change out the gears?
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Are you the original owner? Or did a previous owner put a D44 in there?
I'm pretty sure 2.5L only came with the D35 rear end. And yes you will.
But I'll say this, unless you have alot of experience with this and/or have someone else who knows exactly what they're doing, have a shop do it.
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i"ll check again but I'm pretty sure it's the 44.

yes, I have someone to do the install. My son is in wyotech with a few years under his belt before attending. thanks for everything.
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where is mississpiis? I used to live in columbus. my sister still does.
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i"ll check again but I'm pretty sure it's the 44.

yes, I have someone to do the install. My son is in wyotech with a few years under his belt before attending. thanks for everything.
Nice. Yeah I'd say he's good to go then.

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where is mississpiis? I used to live in columbus. my sister still does.
And I live in Long Beach. Going to school at Ole Miss.
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i stand corrected. It is the 35. thanks for all the assistance. oh yeah...Rolll Tide.
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i stand corrected. It is the 35. thanks for all the assistance. oh yeah...Rolll Tide.
Hey, could be worse. At least you aren't an LSU or a fan of that maroon and white school. We can still be friends
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i stand corrected. It is the 35. thanks for all the assistance. oh yeah...Rolll Tide.
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