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    correct me if im wrong....ALL jeep rubicons come with with d44 front and rear with air lockers. true/false???
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    Quote Originally Posted by afjeep View Post
    correct me if im wrong....ALL jeep rubicons come with with d44 front and rear with air lockers. true/false???
    False. D44 is right as far as I know. The '09's come with the newHD44's. Don't know what that means in the end, but guess little stronger since the first one's had aluminum housings. The newer Rubicons have and electric locker (Eaton I think). They stopped using the ARB one's, but I don't know when. The newer one's also have 4.10 gearing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by trailsnail View Post
    False. D44 is right as far as I know. The '09's come with the newHD44's. Don't know what that means in the end, but guess little stronger since the first one's had aluminum housings. The newer Rubicons have and electric locker (Eaton I think). They stopped using the ARB one's, but I don't know when. The newer one's also have 4.10 gearing.
    thanks, anyone know what the 04s had?
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    Rubicons have always had Dana 44s, front and rear, and 4.10 gears and have always had electric selectable lockers front and rear. Also, they never had aluminum housings, only the Grand Cherokees with D44s were aluminum housings.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Green View Post
    Rubicons have always had Dana 44s and 4.10 gears and have always had electric selectable lockers front and rear. Also, they never had aluminum housings, only the Grand Cherokees with D44s were aluminum housings.
    Thanx, the only thing I knew was the lockers. Didn't they have or were talking about in the day as having the ARB's?
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    '03 to '06 had air lockers, '07 to present has electric lockers. All are Dana 44s front and rear but the JK axles are different enough to almost have nothing in common with the TJ axles other than the covers.
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    i thought they had arbs at some point too. thanks.
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    Look up, don't know which one is correct, but I think google will help
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    Quote Originally Posted by trailsnail View Post
    Look up, don't know which one is correct, but I think google will help
    so 03 to 06 had airlockers from what i've gathered. thanks for y'alls help.
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    I've had two 04's and one '06 with the lockers and never had any issues with them. Never heard of Jeep having any dealings with ARB (an Australian company) for the development of their lockers but it's possible.
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