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what axle?

Which axles are available on the Commanders? Is there a grand listing anywhere that I could find this information out? (I've tried searching, but came up with nothing on here)
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Go to this page http://www.jeep.com/en/2008/commander/ on the Jeep website. In the top right click on "Specs and Upgrades". Then on that page choose the Commander models at the top and then click on the info you want down below on the left.

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i have not been able to find gears or lockers anywhere yet. i'd like an ARB for the rear axle.
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ARB is now listing an air locker for the front and rear

http://www.arbusa.com/alac/215110.pdf
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ARB is now listing an air locker for the front and rear

http://www.arbusa.com/alac/215110.pdf

The Commander is not listed in their catalog.
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THE wk uses the same axles as the commander. so when you are looking for drivetrain parts search for the grand Cherokee. 2005-on
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If you look it says front and rear chrysler 8.25. I was told by the dealer that our rear is eqivalant to a 8.25 but the front is a smaller axle then the rear.

EDIT: Front has a 200mm rear has a 213mm.




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i wonder what the difference is between the 8.25 and ours.

larger bearings?

larger ring gear?

different axle shafts?

all i know about the 213 mm rear is it is a full floating axle. its very strong.
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i wonder what the difference is between the 8.25 and ours.

larger bearings?

larger ring gear?

different axle shafts?

all i know about the 213 mm rear is it is a full floating axle. its very strong.

I have always wondered what they mean about full floating. Can you school me a little on this?




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