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Old 12-16-2009, 03:16 PM   #1
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Dana 60 build

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.
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Here is what it looks like compared to my x

Here are the parts I just ordered






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Old 12-16-2009, 03:18 PM   #2
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Has this been done?
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Old 12-16-2009, 03:21 PM   #3
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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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Old 12-16-2009, 03:24 PM   #4
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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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Old 12-20-2009, 05:44 PM   #5
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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..




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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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So ur goona run 5 lug front and 8 lug rear?
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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