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D44 in a CJ

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I'm going to put a Dana 44 in the rear of my CJ-7. I'm looking for a 58-60" 5 on 5.5 axle. A buddy of mine has one from a Quadra-trac Waggy that is 5 on 5.5 and the perfect width. He said I could have it for nothing if I wanted it. My question is... can I use that offset rearend with a Dana 300? Can the stock drivesshaft handle it or would I need a CV driveshaft for the compound angle? Even then, will the compound angle wear out the driveshaft quickly? My other two choices are to find a 44 out of a Scout or I can get a 9" from an EB. What to do? Thanks.

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73 and older had D44 with 5 on 5.5.
A waggy with a Dana 18 has off set rear, but not as offset as the Q-Trac ones.

73 Waggy was 5 on 5.5 and a Q-Trac was offered in 1973 so in theory he could have a 5 on 5.5 D44 with the Q-Trac offset.

Now - what was the original point of the thread.

Oh, yeah.

Look for a Scout rear. You will be thankful later.

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