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Re: axle swap ?
Jepp el godious pretty much nailed it.
its either pretty close to the center or its not.
all of the rear ends after 1980 in full sized Jeep trucks are pretty close to centered.
1980 and up is where you need to get your front axle for sure ( driver side diff), BUT as stated already, most rears from 1979 and older are offset and you dont want that compound angle on your short driveshaft.
just get a matching set from an 80 or up wagoneer, not a Cherokee ( unless you can be positive its not a wide track-most are wide-) not a J truck , a wagoneer, or a grand wagoneer.
get the steering linkage, all of the springs and U bolts, and plates and it will be a pretty easy swap ( easy=doable instead of hard=not doable)
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