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Solid Front Axle Explorer

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Solid axle swaps on first-gen Explorers are relatively easy, since the coil suspension and steering box can be retained and just the TTB needs to be replaced. With the differential on the driver side and a 5-on-41⁄2 bolt pattern, a good budget option is a Dana 30 out of a Wrangler, Cherokee, or Grand Cherokee.