If you didn't get your question answered you might try the North
American XJ Association,
They have an excellent forum discussing everthing you could want to know
about XJ's and without all the noise we get here.
Just did a quick search and came up with this...
"Very easy. put rear on jackstands, remove wheels and brake drums.
Remove diff cover, carrier cross shaft retaining pin, and cross shaft.
Slide axles in slightly, and remove c clips. Remove axle shafts. Using a
puller, remove bearings and seals. Re-install in reverse order, being
sure to lube the seal lip."
They were talking about a 97 but yours is probably the same.
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