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Old 10-04-2009, 12:40 PM
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Originally Posted by jsimon724 View Post
Biggest issues I see are:
1) Rear end goes from Dana 110 to a Dana 80.
2) Front diff goes from Dana Super 60 to standard Dana 60.
3) Wheels go from 19.5" to 17" - that means no more F or G load-rated tires.
4)Towing capacity remains the same, but payload drops considerably (I forget the # quoted, something like 500-600 lbs.)
Yeah that does sound like they neutered it. Seems like they basically made it a 350 with a slightly higher tow rating.
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