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Old 02-06-2015, 11:17 AM
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Yessir. I know.
 
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Serious?

I break a chromoly front axle in the ttb almost every time I go up a decently aggressive hill. My bronco is just to heavy and will be getting a dana 60 high pinion sas asap!
 
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what ujoints are you running? passenger or driver side? are you running the full clips on the ujoints and are you tac welding the caps to the axle?
 
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The D50 TTB modification really isn't to difficult! I have finally gotten my 91 silver ann back on the road after working on it on and off for 5 years. I went with the coils instead of leaf springs. Had to weld in the threaded holes for the radius arms and the drivers side half is something like 3-4 inches shorter than the D44. Currently have the D50 TTB front, 10.25 rear, 4.56 gearing, ARB locker in front and Yukon zip locker rear, 315-60-R16 tires. 94 5.8L, ZF 5 speed, NP205 with twin stick to round it out. Can't wait for the first blizzard to go plow some snowdrifts with it. I do know it will crawl up a rutted out MM road that a stocker wouldn't even try!
 
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so you went with this route to get 8 lug front end?
 
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so you went with this route to get 8 lug front end?
I went this route for 8 lug front because I have the parts and the skills. Everything is from a stock 92 f250 so parts are easier to get.
 
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I think it's time for me to do the D50 Mod.
 
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I may have pictures of the modifications I did. I know I had a friend thread 4- x3x3 plates with a coarse thread. I then measured from the d44 to locate where to center the holes. Had to clearance the pads for the outer u-joints. The ring and pinion, and the axle shafts are beefier than the 44, and the disk brakes are larger to help stop the larger tires.
 

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Originally Posted by greystreak92 View Post
Kem, 37-38's won't be good for any 1/2 ton axle. I personally understand the desire to have something stronger than a 1/2 ton axle under the truck. However, modification would be necessary even if the Bronco still had a solid D44 under it with that kind of unsprung weight.

Now if converting the F-250 TTB D50 to coil springs could be achieved cleanly and reasonably, that would be a viable option. I've never seen it done and a leaf sprung TTB setup is just beyond silly to me so I'm going to say I bet its cost prohibitive.

It can be done, really wasn't that difficult. I spent more on the locker and new gears.
 
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Looks great!!
 
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