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cozeinlb 08-27-2012 02:26 PM

Front Diff is Toast, replacment? Hellp!!!
 
OK so I was hoping it was just the axle seal but salt water had gotten into the diff and it is toast. :facepalm:

Looks like easiest route is to replace the whole thing. Anybody know what years models would fit into an 89, YJ, 4 cyl, with ax-5 and np231. Would cherokee or other jeep models fit?

Anybody know any good sources?

4Jeepn 08-27-2012 02:40 PM

any year Yj will work.. but you will need to match the gears or 4wd will not work.. I will guess you have 4.11/4/10's. try craigslist or car-parts.com for junkyards in your area. What all is toast? rusted gears , busted gears?

cozeinlb 08-27-2012 02:50 PM

Totally shot all rusted up solid. I guess that's waht I get for not 4 wheeling enough.

Where would gearing be marked?

yjJEEPyj 08-27-2012 02:54 PM

Yours is most likely a 4.10 it will say it on the ring gear.


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