Will the rear end from a 2002 Dodge ram 1500 4x4 fit in a 1998 ram 4x4? Both trucks have 3:55 gear ratios.

Asked by Feb 20, 2015 at 09:50 PM about the 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr Laramie SLT 4WD Extended Cab SB

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You need to Measure them and is if one is wider check yoke and make sure it's the same.

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You can change rear ends in old cars never messed with newer stuff, but as long as they are the same width and one isn't more narrower it should be a go

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I am curious as to whether or not you have tried it yet.... I have researched the difference between a 99 Ram 1500 Laramie Club Cab 4x2 and a 2003 Ram 1500 Quad Cab 4x4..... The 99, apparently, has an axle width that is .6 inches shorter, (79.3 inches) than the 2003, which has a width of 79.9 inches at the axle. I am attempting to research the electronics thereof as well..... If you have any info, it would be greatly appreciated, and I would be more than happy to swap info also... Thanxx

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