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What differential is in a 2000 jeep cherokee?

What rear axle is in a 2000 Jeep Cherokee?

Alright thanks again guys! Yep, thats an 8.25. You can tell by the fact the the housing is flat at the top and bottom as opposed to the D35 which is rounded all the way around.

How do I know what differential my Jeep has?

Without an ID tag, differentials are identified by the number of cover bolts, the distinctive shape of the cover, the number of ring gear bolts, and ring gear diameter. They can also be identified by whether the center section is an integral or dropout design.

How do I know what rear axle I have in my Jeep Cherokee?

The first thing to do is to identify the axle by cleaning the fill plug on the back cover. Look at the inscription of the plug to find out the style of the rear end. In this example, Rich has a “Dana” style rear end.

What year XJ came with Dana 44?

XJ Cherokee/Wagoneer: 1987-1989 (some say up until 1990) XJ Cherokees with the Tow Package sometimes came with the Dana 44 rear axle. These are now hard to come by because of Wrangler and Cherokee owners using them to upgrade their weak Dana 35s and because it’s an easy bolt-in swap for Cherokees and Wranglers.

How do you tell if your Jeep has a Dana 35 or Dana 44?

The easiest way to tell these axles apart is to look at the shape of the differential cover. The Dana 35 cover is pretty much perfectly round. The Dana 44 is sort of a six-sided shape. A Dana 35 (left) compared to a Dana 44 (right).

What rear end is in a 1999 Jeep Cherokee?

1999 (and most 1997-2001 Cherokees) had the 29-spline Chrysler 8.25 rear axle, upgraded from earlier 27-spline axles. The C8. 25 was also used is Dodge Dakotas, Durangos, and Jeep Liberties, and is a much more preferable axle than the Dana 35 axle found in many Cherokees, Wranglers, and 6-cylinder Grand Cherokees.

How do I know if my Jeep has a limited slip differential?

Rotate either rear wheel. If the wheel on the other side turns in the opposite direction, you don’t have limited slip. If it turns in the same direction, you DO have a limited slip diff.

What is a Jeep differential?

Basically, a Jeep differential is a mechanism that allows the wheels to spin at different speeds, making it especially useful for smooth cornering on the roads—or for crawling between rocks and mud slicks on Sunday drives in your Jeep.

What does Dana 44 axle mean?

The Dana/Spicer Model 44 is an automotive axle manufactured by Dana Holding Corporation and is used extensively among automobile manufacturers and in the automotive aftermarket area as well. The Dana 44 was first manufactured in the 1940s and is still being manufactured today, both front and rear axle variants.

How do I identify Dana differentials?

To figure out exactly what axle you have, you can look for the Dana stamped bill of materials number. This stamped number can usually be found on the righthand side or on the longer axletube on the same side of the tube as the differential cover, facing the rear of the truck.

What rear end is in a 2001 Jeep Cherokee?

Either a c8. 25 or Dana 35 in the rear. XJ’s with ABS have 35s and non-ABS have 8.25s.

How do I know what Dana 30 axle I have?

Dana 30 Axle Identification

A Dana 30 cover will look like a rounded square. It should have 10 bolt holes and is 9 inches wide.

What is a Dana 489?

Dana 489 Rear Bolt In TJ Jeep Wrangler Axle Assembly. Semi-Float with Dual Bolt Pattern: 5×4.5 and 5×5.5. Base Axle Includes: New Dana 44 Casting Bracketed with TJ Heavy Duty Brackets (100% USA Made) Semi-Float Set 10 Housing Ends (USA Made) (Roller Tapered Bearings) Welded on to Accept Stock TJ Disc or Drum Brakes.

What vehicles have a Dana 44 front axle?

The Dana 44 was introduced after World War II and is commonly found under the front and rear of a wide variety of Jeeps, as well as International Harvester, Dodge, Studebaker and Ford trucks, and even under the rear of Isuzu Rodeos and Honda Passports up until the mid-’90s.

What jeeps have Dana 30 axles?

The new Jeep® Wrangler JL comes with redesigned Dana axles as standard equipment. The Wrangler Sport and Sahara come with Dana 30™ axles in front and Dana 35™ AdvanTEK® axles in the rear, while the Rubicon comes equipped with Dana 44™ AdvanTEK® axles in front and rear.

What’s the difference between a Dana 30 and Dana 44?

The only difference between the JK Dana 30 and Dana 44 is ring gear size, electronic locker, and bigger shafts. (even if she insists shaft size doesn’t matter…) You’re better off just starting with an aftermarket Dana 44 that is a “true 44”.

What vehicles have a Dana 35?

The Dana 35 (as well as the AMC-15) is found in a wide variety of vehicles. The most common Dana 35 applications are as a rear axle in the Jeep Cherokee, Jeep Wrangler, and Jeep Comanche and as a front axle in the Ford Explorer and Ford Ranger.

How do I know if I have a Dana 30 or Dana 44?

The quickest way to tell is to look at the top of the steering knuckles where the Front End Housing is connected to the Knuckle. On a Dana 44 Model, you will see a large castle nut threaded onto a ball joint. For Dana 30 Models, you will see a king pin cap with four bolts threaded down into the top of the knuckle.

What is Dana 30 axle?

The Dana/Spicer Model 30 is an automotive axle manufactured by Dana Holding Corporation. It has been manufactured as a beam axle and independent suspension axle with several versions.

Are XJ and ZJ front axles interchangeable?

A Dana35 axleshaft from a Cherokee XJ will work on a ZJ, as long as it’s a c-clip axleshaft.

What is high pinion axle?

A low-pinion axle positions the pinion below the centerline of the axle, while a high-pinion axle places the pinion above the centerline of the axle. The OEMs have used both styles in solid front axles over the years in many different solid-axle applications.

Will my VIN tell me if I have a limited slip differential?

Some manufacturers will specifically identify whether the model was shipped from the factory with a limited slip differential. Decode the VIN number for your vehicle. VIN numbers may contain information that specify whether the vehicle was shipped from the manufacturer with a limited slip differential.

Which is better limited slip or open differential?

Superior Traction

Because the LSD transmits power to the wheels with traction, you are given better control. Even if you are traveling over slippery roads, the limited slip can provide more traction, allowing you to steer easier out of the situation.

Does Jeep Cherokee have diff lock?

Premium Member. The Cherokee has brake lock differentials, Like almost all jeeps since 2005.

Is Anti spin rear differential?

Like traditional differentials, anti-spin differentials turn the wheels simultaneously when driving straight with no traction issues. The pinions do not move during this period, and the transmission shaft helps spin the crown wheel.

What is a limited slip differential do?

In basic terms, the limited-slip diff does what it says, as it’s a device that limits the amount of wheelspin when the driven wheels lose grip when power is applied.

Is Anti spin rear differential worth it?

Yes, 100% the anti spin is a great value for what you are getting. Not for resale, for where you live and what you are looking to buy/do. The anti-spin will not only help in the winter but also in the rainy rest of the year where you live.