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297X joints & pre78 D44's?

MFergy

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Ok, so a question for all those running cut down 78-79 Bronco D44's, if you cut according to all the numbers found on this site, and used the inner axles from 71-77 Bronco's.. Don't the 71-77 D44's use smaller u joints not the 297x's that the 78-79 D44's use. How do the inner and outer axle halfs meet up?
 






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You simply order the heavy duty parts, which get you the 297x joints.
 






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Thanx Thomas, are these parts expensive and where might I find them? Do you replace the whole inner and outer axles shafts on both sides?
 






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You should be able to just order the inner shafts, and reuse the outers.

Best to call the axle shaft people, and talk to them about it, to verify everything.
 






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