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post #1 of (permalink) Old 09-16-2003, 11:30 PM Thread Starter
 
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CJ5- Dana 44/AMC20HD axle swap help needed

I am trying to figure out what I need to get to do this swap. I currently have stock axles and am going to swap in a amc 20 out of a 80cherokee and a dana44 out of a late 70s waggy. I know that I will need some type of outboard bracket, and new spring perches. What about steering? how does that work out. DO I need the tie rods off of the waggy or the CJ steering? What about drivlines, will my stock CJ lines bolt up?

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Re: CJ5- Dana 44/AMC20HD axle swap help needed

Get all of the steering from the axle to (and including) the pitman arm.

Do a search (don't forget to set the search range to ALL POSTS) on "outboarding springs" or something similar. There have been numerous write-ups with pictures and such in the past couple years.
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Was the 80 cherokee a narrow track?
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Re: CJ5- Dana 44/AMC20HD axle swap help needed

Yes I believ so, why?
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Re: CJ5- Dana 44/AMC20HD axle swap help needed

Just curious.
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