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Re: Dana 44 Cherokee?
Depends on what year cherokee.
Is this a FS or an XJ?
Both will work - with a couple gotchas
Watch the older FS - they are usually offset, which won't work.
And some of them were widetrack - not a bad thing, but will be a lot wider than your front.
If you get lucky and find an older (standard width) Cherokee with a centered diff - it is pretty much a bolt in.
Only other thing is the older FS probably has either 3.08 or 3.36 gears. You will probably have to regear to match any ratio found in a YJ.
Oh, yeah - if it happends to be out of a Grand Cherokee - it is most likely either NOT a D44 or is one of those funky aluminum ones - which you DON'T want.