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Dana 60 build

Discussion in 'Modified 1995-2001 Explorers' started by LIFTEDXPLODER96, December 16, 2009.

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      LIFTEDXPLODER96 Active Member

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      This weekend i am going to be swapping a dana 60 into the rear of my 96. still on the hunt for a front dana 44 or 60. I will keep you guys updated on the build.:thumbsup:
      here are some pics
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      Here is what it looks like compared to my x
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      Here are the parts I just ordered
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      Has this been done?
       
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      Just wondering, why go with a 60 for the rear? The 8.8 can handle quite a bit of abuse with some very cheap modifications.
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      this is true but i got this axle extremely cheap and the 8.8 is going under a jeep that my buddy and me are building
       
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      here are a couple pics with it installed..i will upload more later
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      here is an update i picked up this dana 44 with radius arms last weekend..:D
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      So ur goona run 5 lug front and 8 lug rear?
       
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      I seen on your myspace you were doing the 60, when does the 44 swap begin?
       
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      i found wheel adapters to convert the front to 8 lug
      x92Exploder im stil trying to figureout how im going to do the build. maybe sometime this summer
       
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      just an update..i just got around to working on the truck today i am setting up the brake lines and i also got a full detroit locker for the rear...i am thinking of getting rid if the coil\radius arm idea and going with an 8 lug 44 with waggy springs i just think it will be cheaper and wayy easier to set up..i will keep u guys posted
       

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