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Make sure that whatever front axle you toss in the Jeep has the same gears as the rear axle does. This front Dana 30 came out of a ’99 Cherokee so it had the bigger 760X-sized U-joints, no CAD, and it already had the truss and Crane differential cover. However, it was still running an open carrier and the gears were too high for our application. So, we went to 4WD hardware for an Eaton Detroit Truetrac, 4.56 G2 gears, and a setup kit. We had Jim Cox at American Overland Expedition set the gears up for us, and since Trasborg is a mud-hound, the Superior Axle outer axle seals will keep the mud from killing the inner axle seals.

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