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    Default tj vs. xj rear end brackets???

    how different are the rear end brackets on a tj from an xj?
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    Pretty simly put a TJ is coil sprung an XJ is leaf sprung. If that doesn't make sence I can post likes to both
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fred View Post
    Pretty simly put a TJ is coil sprung an XJ is leaf sprung. If that doesn't make sence I can post likes to both
    haha, yeah if i had been thinking i'd have thought of that. haha. how hard is it to make a tj axle fit an xj? are they the same width? reason im asking is b/c i have a d44 tj rear axle housing just sittin in my garage and i might be getting an xj with a d35 soon.
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    Putting a TJ D35 in an XJ would be VERY SImple. All youd have to do is cut the TJ Brackets off and weld on spring perches, BUT there are WAY more cost effective options out there. If you have a TJ D44 already you can sell it and easily get $750 out of it and most XJ D44's can be bought for about $300.
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    Just re-read and if all you have is a houseing for a TJ D44 you can still get $400 out of it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fred View Post
    Just re-read and if all you have is a houseing for a TJ D44 you can still get $400 out of it.
    yeah, its new and never been used. i figured since i can't sell it, i'll just build it and put it under the xj if its worth it.
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    You can sell it. Put it out there on the web on all the different jeep sites
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fred View Post
    You can sell it. Put it out there on the web on all the different jeep sites
    yeah, i tried selling it on here and a couple others but i guess my price was too high. oh well, like i said. if it isnt too difficult to change the brackets out i might as well have a decent rear end for the xj.
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    I'd put it up for a trade for a XJ D44. There alot of folks putting XJ 44's into TJ's so that woul make it easier for them and you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by highlandercj-7 View Post
    I'd put it up for a trade for a XJ D44. There alot of folks putting XJ 44's into TJ's so that woul make it easier for them and you.
    not a bad idea. i'll try that as i have some time before i actually aquire the xj. thanks for the suggestion.
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