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Differential has gone bad in 91 Dakota(V6 auto.). I have access to 89 Dakota (V6 auto). Can I change out the entire rear-end. Can I put the axles from the 91 into the 89 to keep the 6 lug wheel pattern. Would it be easier to change the spindles on the 91 and make the truck 5 lug?

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91 to 93 can have the same 6 lug pattern. the 89 is strickly a 5 lug. The axles from the 89 will not fit in the 91 differential. Yes it would be easier on you to change out the whole thing and change it to a 5 lug truck. Good luck, from a Chrysler parts employee.

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