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Old 09-16-2008, 10:03 PM   #1
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I put in the Dana 44

6 months ago I got a new Dana 44 for the rear with a Detroit in it. I've been too busy to even look at it and so it sat in the garage. I finally installed it today. It's great. I can't believe what a differance changing the gears to 4.56 made. My power is back like it was when it was stock. I haven't been able to change the gears in the front yet, so I'm driving with no front drive shaft. Despite that it crawls over stuff like it was in 4 wheel. The Detroit locker is great and make very little noise, contrary to some bad stuff I've heard about it. I can't wait to get the front end regeared.

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I had a Detroit in my old TJ and it was great. That thing would climb and crawl like a champ. Congrats on beefin up the back end, D44 is a great axle. Deff get that front end geared though asap, good that you knew to remove the front drive shaft.
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