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Axle width ? 78 wagoneer

I am going to buy a 78 wagoneer quadra trac . What is the axle width. I have seached but I am still unsure.
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Re: Axle width ? 78 wagoneer

From what I remeber seeing I belive its like 61" wms <->wms

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Re: Axle width ? 78 wagoneer

My '76 was 61.25" wms to wms for the front axle. I didn't use the rear so I can't help you there. It should be narrower, but by how much I can't tell you.
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Re: Axle width ? 78 wagoneer

The q-track will have an offset rear pumpkin in the rear, so it's not a straight swap for a CJ.
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Re: Axle width ? 78 wagoneer

I see that you have an NP435. If you have a dana 20 behind that, you can swap in a dana 18 and it will work great with the quadratrac rear axle.
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Re: Axle width ? 78 wagoneer

Track width is listed as 59" frt &amp; 57" rear.
Actual measurement is more like 60" Frt &amp; 58" Rr

FWIW - A Scout Rear is the same width as the Waggy rear and is already 5 x 5.5 bolt pattern.
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Re: Axle width ? 78 wagoneer

All the above is correct, provided you don't get axles from a wide-track Cherokee (which have fender flares like tha J-Trucks). Wide-Track FSJ axles are 65" wide. If you need a centered rear axle you can get one from a later, 80-90s FSJ.
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Re: Axle width ? 78 wagoneer

I am buying the waggy mainly for the front axle, yokes, and drive shafts. My nine `` rear axle is 58`` , I am just wondering if it will look alrigt to run the front waggy axle full width in my jeep. I am thinking some wider flares might help. [img]images/graemlins/confused.gif[/img]
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Re: Axle width ? 78 wagoneer

Hey JMZ,

Check out my site. Ther are lots of pics showing the '79 Waggy D44 under my Scrambler.

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