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post #1 of (permalink) Old 06-30-2005, 09:00 PM Thread Starter
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Hey all, I have a 98 TJ Wrangler. I blew the front end all to hell and back. Im lookin to upgrade to a Dana 44. the thing is i want to get one that has 4.56 gears, a locker and with some manual hubs. where is the best place to get one for the best price?? im also looking for a Dana 44 Rearend with 4.56 gears and everything for disk brakes. thanks all
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If you want a prebuilt axle with those specs, i would just start calling companies that build them.
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dyna trac was OK priced when i looked a few months ago,

Quadratec sells axle assemblies

currie is a bit expensive i think

theres many others...someone else will prolyl post em....

it'd be cheaper to set up your own if you got the skills.....but TJ suspensions are a lot harder to set up than YJs or CJs....i honestly wouldnt mess with it either...if i had cash i'd buy from dynatrack

that set up will easily cost you 2600-3200 $$ be warned
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sell your jeep and buy a rubicon.
it will be cheaper

I the exact axles you are describing in my TJ. It took me 2 years to build the front and plenty of $$$. I had the rear, but I put in superior shafts and machined the brakes to 5 on 5.5 pattern.

most knowledgeable folks... and I mean foks that actualy get out and wheel a LOT will tell you it's not worth upgrading a TJ to a d-44. either put chromoly shafts into the d-30, or build a d-60
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