97up-list-digest Tuesday, April 20 1999 Volume 02 : Number 102



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Re: FTE 97up - AXLE INFO WANTED.. -Reply

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Date: Mon, 19 Apr 1999 20:49:31 -0700
From: "Matt Bailey"
Subject: Re: FTE 97up - AXLE INFO WANTED.. -Reply

What vehicle are you looking to put these axle's in and what do you use it
for?

Mattb
matthewb sprintmail.com


> thanks... good info
>
> > F-250 and F-350 super duty, single rear wheel. Dana 50 front
> > (new axle type from dana), Ford 10.25 full float rear.
> > Dual rear wheel applications have a Dana Axle (not sure
> > which, I think 70 or 80) There may be Dana 60's under the
> > fornt of dual wheel one ton trucks as well. It is also worth
> > noting that the wheels are hubcentric and have an odd
> > wheel lugnut arrangment which limits wheel selection for the
> > super duty trucks. All have 4 wheel disk brakes.
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>
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> > If you are looking for good solid axles for a swap into
> > another vehicle look at the older F-150's and broncos. From
> > the late 60's until the advent of TTB these trucks had
> > bulletproof ford 9" rear and dana 44 front setup. These axles
> > are common and easy to get parts for.
>
> nope.. im shredding dana 44 (fronts) the 9" is an OK rear end once beefed,
> but the low pinion makes it a tuff swap for a tall, short wheelbase
truck..
> plus, the 9" is not as durable as the dana 60's...
>
> what im looking for is something like a dana 60 in front, and a dana 70 or
> better in back....... problem is im looking for something with the same
bolt
> pattern front and rear, for wheel selection purposes... been looking at
full
> size GM setups, dana 60 front, corp 14 rear, but wondering what was under
> the fords...
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