Solid Front Axle Swap Poll (Whatcha got?)


What solid front axle have you swapped in?


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I wanted to see who has swapped in what by way of this poll.

Feel free to add pics if you want.

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I got the first one with my E.B. swap. By far the easiest. With an E.B. as a donor it is almost a bolt in. I don't have pics of the swap but, The truck is on my photobucket, sub-album "Deranged mudder".
I would love to try a set of portals (unimog) but, I have never seen a set in person, Much less had an opportunity to buy them.
 
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Full Width D44 from an 77 F150

 

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I've got an EBD44, and am still workin on swapping it in. It's gonna have crossover high steer running OTT style arms, with 1.75'' DOM tie rod's and Chevy 1 ton TRE's. Gears are Yukon 4.56's, still waiting for some shafts, and front is open for now, goin with an ox locker when I can afford it.

And the current sad state of affairs....both front and rear axles are now lyin in my DD awaiting rebuild, and the shop's a lil cleaner thanks to my dad...:temper: I'll have to grab some new pics of my 5.5" chevy leafs when I get a chance. :yahoo: Anyone need a detroit locked 28 spline 8.8?

-Andrew

 

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Almost done, late 70's F-250 HP Dana 44, narrowed to waggy width, converted to 6 lug, chevy flat-tops.

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not done yet, but I picked other. Waggy D44.

 

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No pics, but I've had a full width HP D44 out of a 74 F100 for about 2 yrs now. Converted to discs using Ford outers and running 4.88 gears and a Lockright.

IMO, full width or a Waggy D44 is the way to go.
 

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yea i think the next time i do this, it will be a full width 44. I got this axle kinda out of the blue, and once i ve done it, a fullsize isnt much harder. Im looking for a ranger that has a lift already so i dont have to deal with rivets haha. Ive also considered a fx4 level II with the waggy front, but that would be pricey right now. But man what a daily driver/weekend warrior!!
 

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I could only vote once but i have done dana 60 with a 14bolt and 2.5 ton rockwells and probably fixing to go 5 ton if everything works out .




 

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In the process of a D30 swap in a B2 with the Ford radius arm suspension setup.
 

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I could only vote once but i have done dana 60 with a 14bolt and 2.5 ton rockwells and probably fixing to go 5 ton if everything works out .

Is there a front axle in that picture?????
 

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78-79 F-150 Hi pinion full width

 

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Not done yet but I have the HP44 and 9" out of a 79 Bronco. Will go under the Ranger when I get the 302 lined out(pin holes in the cylinders of the new .060 engine, so I think I will stroke the 69 block I still have, use my "68 heads)
 


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