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Old 04-01-2011, 08:44 PM   #1
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just need some opinions

hi i have just aquired a new project it is a 1974 cj5 that is in pieces has a fiberglas tub and front end i have the dana 44s out of a scout and a dana 300 transfer case i am going to run a sbc was wonderin what trans will hold up to 38.5 swampers i know the axles are underated but im jus goin to street it for now and also how many degrees do i need to rotate the axle tube ends on the front 44 i can do any amount of fab work that is necessary i am currently finishing a 302,t18,dana 300 (with a flip kit) swap in a 97 yj i just dont want to waste my money when most of you guys know what will work and what wont if anyone has anything i need to consider while building this jeep could you please let me know thank you

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Old 04-12-2011, 11:23 AM   #2
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bump. . . hopefully someone will notice this and help you out.

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Old 04-12-2011, 04:12 PM   #3
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For sbc take a look at either the SM465 or SM420. Both are heavy duty 4 speeds and may be short enough for a 5. Heres a link to some info.
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Old 04-12-2011, 07:48 PM   #4
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thanks will check it out
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