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Solid front axle guide

I found this on FSB, and thought it would be good for everyone here.

There are tons of questions asked each month about solid front axles, and while alot of people are very knowledgeable on the subject, alot can be answered by refering to the following guide.

Dana Axle Guide <-- Click it.

So to cut out the middle man, please check here first!

It's a very thourogh guide, and recomended that you bookmark it. :chug:

Another one with pics to differentiate the axles.

http://www.offroaders.com/info/tech-corner/facts/axles/axlefacts.htm
 


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Just saved that link Good info
 




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Here's a couple other links I have found helpful.

The first is nice when digging around in a pile of axles at a junk yard when you have no clue what they came from :D
http://www.onandoffroad4wheeldrive.com/axle_pics.htm

Some Dana 30 info
http://members.cox.net/rough-riders/tech_page/dana30/dana30.html
http://www.broncohq.com/pdf/66-77/chassis/Dana30.pdf
http://jeephorizons.com/tech/pdf/dana_light_axle_manual.pdf

I have a few more for the D30, but they cover info that is already covered in the above.

Delete this if it is not wanted here Froader, I won't be offended. I just noticed a lack of D30 info on that link ;) .
 




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dreamr said:
Delete this if it is not wanted here Froader, I won't be offended. I just noticed a lack of D30 info on that link ;) .
No worries man, that's good stuff. :thumbsup:
 




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good find froader
 




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Froader, be nice to get all those useful threads under one heading, example. Everything Axels, in a sub forum under Off-roading projects.
 




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Also that site has all the info you need to do histeer on a dana 44. That is where I got all my info when i did mine.
 




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RockRanger said:
Also that site has all the info you need to do histeer on a dana 44. That is where I got all my info when i did mine.
And 6-lug to 8-lug conversion ;) Among MANY MANY other useful info.
 












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Isnt that basically the exact same thing as the link dreamr posted?

except I couldnt find where he was talkin about... his link lead to more links which wasnt helpful at all... yet, someday I might need one of those, but for now that link I posted actually goes somewhere

*EDIT* it worked this time, my apologies, earlier I tried it and it lead me nowhere. must have been a server issue
 












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Yeah I was looking for the Dodge and D44 CJ5 numbers.

We're try'n to figure out if someone used a stock size shaft in my dad's cut down 44. The short side take a stock Chevy(18.31"). but the long..(if you call it that:rolleyes:) is somewhere around 22.5" or so.:dunno: I think it's going to have to be a custom cut down shaft.:(
 




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