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Dana 30 hub options


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I have a Dana 30 that I am going to refresh and use for a SAS. My question is has anyone ever looked into seeing if the locking hubs off a Ranger/B2 will work on this. It is a HP unit from a 99 XJ. Would like to be able to unlock the front end as it is a daily driver, but not willing to spend a grand on an aftermarket kit for a D30.
 


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The unit bearing design of the d30 makes the installation of any kind of locking hub impossible without changing the design of the complete hub assembly. Warn used to make a kit but it was expensive.
 

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Hmm there is a tech article about putting d44 knuckles on a D35 ttb. Maybe you can do the same to a D30?


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You can take hubs off an early bronco dana 30 and put them on the xj 30 you have...

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You can take hubs off an early bronco dana 30 and put them on the xj 30 you have...

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If I did that would I be able to use the smaller 5 on 4.5 bolt pattern or would I end up having to use the 5 on 5.5?
 

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You'd have to jump up to the larger pattern...

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Yeah, thats what I was trying to avoid. Guess I will have to leave it as is.
 

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Will the knuckle assembly from a dana 35 fit on the dana 30?
 

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Not bolt on, serious mods are needed, and not worth it...

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