Yeah, that would be much cheaper and easier.
Waggy front is about the same as YJ/TJ/MJ/XJ/ZJ. J10 will be wider, somewhere around 65, IIRC.
Dodge knuckles will work, just make sure you get one from a '70s 1/2 ton or Ramchager/Trailduster.
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