I have been told and seen that you only need a D44 in the rear and you can leave the D30 in the front..... Why? Is it true?
That's the same thing I did, now 44 rear 30 front ARB's and re-geared to 4:88's. I had to re-gear w/ a 4 cyl and 33's there is not much power. I have been using this set up for the past couple of years w/p any problems at all.A common swap is to get a 44 from an XJ at a pin n pull salvage yard. It is the proper length and wheel bolt pattern. Just need to cut off the spring perches and weld new ones on the bottom, and reroute the parking brake line a bit to work properly.