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Old 07-02-2012, 08:31 AM   #1
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dumb question?

I hope this isnt a dumb question. If i have 4.10 gears in my rear, do i have to have the same up front? Assuming i wouldnt use 4wd until i get the front regeared?

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Old 07-02-2012, 08:54 AM   #2
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What year? What model? Is it all still stock?

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Old 07-02-2012, 09:08 AM   #3
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Front and rear have to be the same.
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Old 07-02-2012, 09:11 AM   #4
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If the Jeep is stock, you have the same gears up front as back. If it was regeared properly, you have the same gears both ends. Both ends need to be the same gearing.
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Old 07-02-2012, 09:28 AM   #5
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You will know right away if the front and rear are different when you put it in 4wd. It will act like one of these.

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Old 07-02-2012, 09:33 AM   #6
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If you installed the d44 with 4.10 on the rear then you need to go ahead and regear the front as well. They have to match.
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Old 07-02-2012, 10:24 AM   #7
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If your not using 4wheel drive than it wouldn't matter. If for some reason you do do this I would remove the front driveshaft so there is no way to accidentally put it into 4wheel drive.
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Old 07-02-2012, 10:27 AM   #8
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The reason im asking is im working on getting an 8.8. But it might go a few days with different gears then the front.
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Old 07-02-2012, 10:31 AM   #9
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Yeah just don't use 4wd or pull the driveshaft and you'll be fine for a few days.
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Old 07-02-2012, 12:38 PM   #10
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No need to pull the drive shaft unless you cannot resist pulling the lever to see what will happen.

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