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Good morning!! I'm about to do the same axle swap and was curious about your end result with the wheel speed sensors.
Hey. Everything worked out just fine as described previously. I have been driving my JK with JL axles since then, zero issues whatsoever. No handling issues, no death wobble.

The only issue I have, which I have a solution for, just need some time to do it, is JL's OEM draglink and tie rod are very poor in terms of quality. It's very likely you you will run into this too.
 

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Hey. Everything worked out just fine as described previously. I have been driving my JK with JL axles since then, zero issues whatsoever. No handling issues, no death wobble.

The only issue I have, which I have a solution for, just need some time to do it, is JL's OEM draglink and tie rod are very poor in terms of quality. It's very likely you you will run into this too.
Thanks for the quick reply!! Dd you end up using the JK wheel speed sensors in the JL axles, front and rear?
 

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Thanks for the quick reply!! Dd you end up using the JK wheel speed sensors in the JL axles, front and rear?
Yes, I did. The front fits right in, but the rear ones won't. You will have to make the holes larger, see previous messages in this thread for more details.
 

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@NvN8v how did you make out? I still have the axles and am considering the install again. @vaijab would love to see pics of the shock mounts on the rear axle
Unfortunately, I'm recovering from back surgery and can't get out to start the swap yet. I've talked with a couple of people that have offroad shops that tell me aside from the rear shock mounts and the sensor issue, it's a pretty straight forward job. I'm going to cut the rear shock mounts off and reuse if possible. If not, I will fab a pair to fit. I'm also going to drill the rear speed sensor hole to fit the sensor from my '07 JK, Pretty straight forward with the axles out and waiting to be installed. I will also have a set of drivelines built for the swap. I will post pics and update as soon as I start the swap.
 

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So after looking at my stock JKU mounts I don't see an obvious difference
It's the angle of the shocks. Top of JL shocks is mounted to the outer side of the frame, while JK ones are mounted on the inside of the frame. The pictures I took don't really help to visualise the difference.
 

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I'm wondering if I can order JK shock relocation kit and replace the JL shock mounts. Make for an easy swap. I don't weld and none of the shops here will do it without doing ALL the work.
 
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