i'm searching for info on which setup would be better 79 cherokee 44's or chevy 44/12 bolt combo in a YJ 4.2, TF999, D300, 35's or 36's? I've searched and will continue but havn't found a comparision thread. any info would be appreciated.
I'd go w/ the 44. I hate c-clips, and I hear of more people fawking up 12 bolts than I do d44's. oh, and rickb, the Suspension don't matter, its not like the spring perches are in the right position anyway for pinion angles or frame rail width.
ok, well i will be going SOA. I was wondering about the 12 bolt. Havn't heard much info on it. If i go with the cherokee i'm thinking using its 44 front and either a 9 inch or maybe a 60 in the rear. I think i'll just keep my eyes open for a chevy 44 front, 70's so i can get the flat top knuckles
hey there.. i would watch out for those cherokee's.. the chiefs were wide track.. about 66"... non chiefs were 63".. same as a wagoneer..
for axles.. i would look into some 74-76 jeep wagoneer front axle.. (flat top knuckles) also.. about the same year dodge half tons had them also (flat top knuckles)... the dodge and chevy axles are going to be wide.. around the 66" mark.. if you go with around 63".. like a waggy.. it will only be several inches wider than what you have.. i run 35x12.5's on the street with 8" rims.. and 6" extended flares.. and im street legal.. tire hangs out 2" max..
for a rear axle look into a 1980 - 1991 wagoneer/grand wagoneer (the fullsize version) for the rear axle..
we have tons of them around here.. but it all depends on what you want to do.. how wide i guess actually.. and how much $ and work you want to put into them..
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