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That is a little oversimplified, and not always true. Although, with a 1st gen X, coil setups tend to be easier to produce.
Your easiest bet is to find a XJ D30 ('84-? Cherokee, non Grand). I don't think the XJ used the troublesome vacuum disconnect axle. Although, if you are planning on upgrading to alloy shafts in the future, a YJ ('87-'95 Wrangler) would work also. I, personally, would stay away from the low pinion D30, such as a TJ ('96+ Wrangler) or the ZJ (Grand Cherokee), but that is just me.
i'm going to be running a dana 30 from a 91 YJ. i'm having some brackets fabbed up to hold my front leafs. so far i'm spent over a little over 400 bux, but i've found some good deals on some items. check out NOTAJP's write up under his dand 30 swap. a lot of good info.