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Old 04-03-2020, 05:12 PM
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Switching from 6 lug to 5 lug

I have a 1977 Cherokee and I would like to change from the 6 lug to 5 lug. Is that a difficult to do? Any help would be appreciated.
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Old 04-03-2020, 06:17 PM
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front axle is easy. ford stuff. rear axle would need custom shafts or just a 5 lug rear axle swapped in.
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Old 04-04-2020, 07:48 AM
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Ok, I'll bite: why would you want to change from 6 to 5 lugs?

Most swaps go the other way. You have a particular rim in mind?
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If you have good tires on 5 lug wheels, sell the wheels and buy 6 lug wheels. Unless you are very lucky, you'll spend a lot of time searching for a 5-lug rear axle, and it will very likely need to be re-geared to your current ratio. And parts for the front axle won't be free.
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Could go a matching Ford axle pair.
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