Gladiator axles in JL?

Kbach

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So I thought I read somewhere that the gladiators equipped with the “max tow” package had thicker wall axle tubes than the standard rubicon axles. Only the RR?, both?

I’ll be honest, I haven’t put a lot of thought into it, looked at pictures of either/both axles at the same time but what are the chances the coil perch and control arm mounts are the same/similar so you could swap in the thicker walled axle? I know....probably about 1% chance but figured I’d look into it.

Worst case weld on some perches and control arm mounts....

Thoughts?





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So I thought I read somewhere that the gladiators equipped with the “max tow” package had thicker wall axle tubes than the standard rubicon axles. Only the RR?, both?

I’ll be honest, I haven’t put a lot of thought into it, looked at pictures of either/both axles at the same time but what are the chances the coil perch and control arm mounts are the same/similar so you could swap in the thicker walled axle? I know....probably about 1% chance but figured I’d look into it.

Worst case weld on some perches and control arm mounts....

Thoughts?
0% chance.
Gladiator uses 5 link rear suspension
 

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0% chance.
Gladiator uses 5 link rear suspension
Sorry to resurrect this old thread, but would the front still work? The rear I get as the suspension layout is different. But the front end geometry should be identical, correct?
 

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