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Old 09-03-2010, 09:57 PM   #1
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durango gearbox

hey im putting a durango steering box in my tj and its hitting the tube that goes through frame and it looks like its just the little bump on top of the gearbox has anyone just grinded the bump off to make it fit???????

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Old 09-03-2010, 11:41 PM   #2
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Shouldn't have to change a thing. What year durango was it from?

Only ones that fit are the 98-99's. Anything newer was the Delco box IIRC

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Old 09-04-2010, 03:30 AM   #3
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Just curious, what benefits do you get from putting in the Durango gear box?
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Old 09-04-2010, 07:03 AM   #4
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it was from a 99 but its hits the tubing that runs from each side of the frame buts its just a little bump on the top of the gearbox just not sure if you can grind that off or not
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Old 09-04-2010, 10:43 AM   #5
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You shouldnt have to grind a thing off,I installed one from a 99 durango with the v8 had no problems just have to play with it to get it to fit, it works great wont regret it.
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Old 09-04-2010, 01:50 PM   #6
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I did not have to modify any thing to put my durango box in. It was from a 99 v8 4x4

1998 tj
Rough Country long arm
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35x12.50/17 MTZs
If you build your jeep so big and bad that it's really easy to get threw everything out there, then your going to get bored.
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