Scout 44 Questions??? - Off-Road Forums & Discussion Groups
Jeep-Short Wheelbase All discussion of short wheelbase Jeeps: CJ, TJ, YJ and JK

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of (permalink) Old 01-05-2001, 10:32 PM
nxcj
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Scout 44 Questions???

I've researched all of the spring over Scout Dana 44 articles and etc. What about spring under on a CJ? Time is of the essence right now and I'd like to put the springs under for now. Rear isn't a problem but, if I use the stock perch on the front pig, will the drivers side stick out too far?? Input appreciated!!!

Nick

Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of (permalink) Old 01-05-2001, 10:51 PM
 
Join Date: Mar 2000
Posts: 611
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
 
Re: Scout 44 Questions???

Yes, it will. To utilize this axle you have two choices. You can use the passenger side perch like it is and cut the long side of the axle down to bring the wheel back in. The axle is approximately three inches too long. The second choice is to center the axle under your jeep and fabricate spring hangers to weld to your frame, moving the springs outboard of the frame. a couple of links that might help:

<A HREF="http://www.outdoorwire.com/content/4x4/jeep/tech/axle/conv/dana44/fsj-cj/index.htm?{LoadingFrameset}[url]

[url]http://www.outdoorwire.com/content/4x4/jeep/tech/axle/conv/dana44/fsj-cj/index.htm?{LoadingFrameset}" target="_new">http://www.outdoorwire.com/content/4x4/jeep/tech/axle/conv/dana44/fsj-cj/index.htm?{LoadingFrameset}[url]

[url]http://www.outdoorwire.com/content/4x4/jeep/tech/axle/conv/dana44/fsj-cj/index.htm?{LoadingFrameset}</A>

I am using a waggie 44 for the front of my CJ. It's going to be cut down three inches on the long side; this will give me a front axle 58 1/4"; my rear will be Scout 44 uncut, it measures 59". I found a machinist who narrows axles; he will cut and weld yoke, cut and respline two axleshafts all for $115.

Max


http://members.fortunecity.com/patrol14/index.html
CJ money pit is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Off-Road Forums & Discussion Groups forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome