Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > General > Projects
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


Projects Share with other members the details about your project truck or SUV. Old or new, gas or diesel, its all welcome here!

Welcome to Ford-Trucks Forums!
Welcome to Ford-Trucks.com.

You are currently viewing our forums as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join the Ford-Trucks Forums community today!





 
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 02-20-2010, 10:26 PM
ThaFrenchy ThaFrenchy is offline
New User
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 4
ThaFrenchy is starting off with a positive reputation.
Question Step one in converting yj to ford undercarage

So il start off with the store....simple I wanted a early bronco and my old man wanted a jeep...so I ended up with a 1995 jeep yj, So after lots of swearing and bitching after the weak dana30 and dana35 axles I decided that I was gona do a axle swap. While my old man is overseas.
<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-comfficeffice" /><o></o>
-My first option was a set of early bronco axle with the arms and somehow retro fit the bronco dana44 front suspension setup with the arms to the jeep with the rear being the 9inch.(I gus this would be wicked setup if it work) <o></o>
<o></o>
-My second option is a set of 1968 f250 axles with closed knuckles with a matching rearend. <o></o>
<o></o>
So what’s the best? Should I use the early bronco axles or the f250 closed knuckles? Or try to find another setup….

i intend on running 38inch tires that have 15 inch rims so am looking for a setup that is able to use 15ich rims so i dont have to get rid of my tires.

let me know what you think
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 02-21-2010, 07:06 PM
Customcab's Avatar
Customcab Customcab is offline
Postmaster
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Clarksville,Tn
Posts: 4,337
Customcab has a very good reputation on FTE.Customcab has a very good reputation on FTE.Customcab has a very good reputation on FTE.Customcab has a very good reputation on FTE.
Not into this type of retro; but cool to see someone doing it. Got a friend big into this type of off-roading stuff.
Looking forward to seeing your progress and project take shape.

Mitch
__________________
Mitch
63 F100 LWB 302/AOD (Orphan box) Daily Driver.
62 F100 LWB 292/3spd (Uni-body Big Window Gasser project)
57 F100 SWB 351C/FMX; (Big Window)
65 Flairside SWB "Wife truck" (300/AOD)
62 F100 SWB 302/C6 (orphan box) Old Skool build
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 02-21-2010, 08:10 PM
ThaFrenchy ThaFrenchy is offline
New User
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 4
ThaFrenchy is starting off with a positive reputation.
mid march am gona have acses to a heated garage to start my project, and if it gos well i might inplat a 351w in it, depending on how fast i can do the axle swap.

a fewpics of what it looks like before, as of last summer.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
1993 f350 side by side to the jeep
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 02-22-2010, 07:26 PM
06silvercrew's Avatar
06silvercrew 06silvercrew is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Albemarle, NC
Posts: 2,424
06silvercrew has a very good reputation on FTE.06silvercrew has a very good reputation on FTE.06silvercrew has a very good reputation on FTE.
EB axles for sure! I put a set under a ranger years ago and was great. Built right the 44 will be stout.
__________________
-Scott

SOLD 2-28-11.....
'06 F250 CC/SB PSD. 2'' lift, Bilstein 5100's, Dual stabilizers, 20'' Harley wheels, 35-12.50 MT ATZ's, 08 Mirrors, ARP studs, EGR delete, 4'' MBRP, X3 with custom tunes, Full gauges, scangauge II, Coolant filter, Red top Optimas, DC 185a alt,
Reply With Quote
Old 02-22-2010, 07:26 PM
Reply

Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > General > Projects

Tags
351w, bars, bronco, converting, early, ford, jeep, step, swap, truck, v6, yj

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On
Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:07 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. Ford® is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup