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Old 11-30-2010, 08:23 PM   #1
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Grands and XJ's come with a variety of axles. This is gonna make it easier for you to figure out which one is under your rig.





The most common rear end:

Chrysler 8.25": It has a flat bottom



The other optional rear axle: Dana 35 or Turdy-5



The rare Dana 44:



And a bunch of other jeep and misc vehicle axles:





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very nice...that takes alot of confusion out of axles...thanks!
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one more for the Grand crowd...you could have the Dana 44a rear axle. it has an aluminum center section, with 30 spline axle shafts. i believe only aussies are available as lockers.
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one more for the Grand crowd...you could have the Dana 44a rear axle. it has an aluminum center section, with 30 spline axle shafts. i believe only aussies are available as lockers.
Are the covers any different from the regular 44's?
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Are the covers any different from the regular 44's?
Yep, the dana 44a is about an inch bigger.
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Yep, the dana 44a is about an inch bigger.


Is that it? (minus the truss)
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yea that looks like it


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