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FAKRWEE Navajo 44 swap

My new front end got in today. It's a custom Dynatrac 44 front axle assembly.

List of goodies include:
Reverse cut housing upgrade
Warn premium manual locking hub set
30 spline 3/4 ton alloy steel axles
Upgraded Disc brake Ass. 5.5.5
Ford coil spring bracketry
5:13 gears-reverse cut
ARB 3.92+ ver.
1310 dana 44 u-bolt style yoke
Heavy duty ends package
Heavy duty steel dif. cover
High clearance steering package
Width= 62 in.

I saved my pennies for quite awhile to be able to afford it but she's a beauty. I almost feel like not installing it.

I hope the pictures come out my battery started going dead.

The installer is fourxDr. in Burbank and Winter's designing the radius arms. We know they will be wristed but will not have pin's like bc broncos. I'll include pictures as we go along. Today they took apart the front end. I'm hoping the job will take about a month.:bounce:
 

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Ditto.
 

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Ram assist front view.
 

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Ram assist side view.
 

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The only thing that worries me is this warning posted in the men's room towel drier. Makes me kinda think about the good Dr.:D Must be a jeeper thing;)
 

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Hey Grape Ape we cut the hell out of the crosmember and moved the axle as foward as posible. That's one of the advantages with the 4 link. There is no contact. Hope this helps.
 






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Looks fantastic Tom :D Well worth the wait. Speaking of... looks like the truck got a little dusty, you can barely make out the kokopeli:p
 












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The kokopeli is a drawing of an Indian flute player.
 






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Very impressive Tom...looking forward to the ramp pictures. What are the width on those tires again?

Happy trails!!
 












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Thanks Rick, can't wait for the maiden voyage to TH next week.

Josh C. Tires are 37X12.50X17.

Ryan I'll take some measurements when I get the rig back. Remind me if I forget.
 






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Hey Fakrwee,

Yes, I saw you chopped it up, but you need to brace it. You can't just leave the crossmember like that.

I am using a three link with coil-overs and moved the axle forward about 2".

Definitely ask your fab guys about the strength issue of that crossmember.

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Grape Ape. I've looked at your webpage before. Very nice graphic work!
 






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Very nice Grape Ape.



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Thanks for the compliments guys. I try to cover all models.
I don't want to take the focus off of Fakrwee truck though.
Email me if you want some art work:
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Just got back from the shop and took a ton of photos. Like the Doc say's BAD ASS:cool: I have to sort them out and post them tomorrow. I'll post a couple just to give you guy's an idea.:D
 

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Dean I got some good pics I'll post tomorrow for you on the engine crossmember chop and brace.
 

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