Dana 44/AMC 20 Brakes - 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 05-01-2000, 08:28 AM
**DONOTDELETE**
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Dana 44/AMC 20 Brakes

I'm swapping in a 74 dana 44 into my 76 CJ. Out goes the AMC 20. Here's the question: can I use my good and working brake hardware on the new axle? (backing plates, wheel cyls, lines, cables, etc.) They look very similar. Thanks for your input.

76 CJ5 258 w/Clifford/Holley/HEI, 2.5"Lift/Rancho 9000s,T-177/Dana300
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of (permalink) Old 05-01-2000, 02:42 PM
Keyboard Implanted
 
jeepgod's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: Wildomar, CA
Posts: 4,618
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
 
Re: Dana 44/AMC 20 Brakes

you should be able to use them.. i am not too familiar with the drum brakes on those 44's.. but they should be able to.. check the drums.. if those are the same then i would say yes.. and if you go to get brake parts.. tell them they are for the cj rear.. parts are cheaper.. compared to what ever that 44 came out of..

survival is instinct, but living takes guts
jeepgod is offline  
post #3 of (permalink) Old 05-02-2000, 09:04 AM
 
Join Date: Sep 1999
Posts: 586
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
 
Re: Dana 44/AMC 20 Brakes

The backing plates are drilled differently to fit the axel tubes. Keep the 44 backing plates and the 44 emergency brakes cables. The 76up cables have a different end that attaches to the backing plate. All else will work.
Pigpen

Pigpen 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