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Old 10-10-2010, 10:23 AM   #11
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diidnt mean to offend anyone, but everyone in my area thinks that a stright axle is the answer to any front axle problem, hence where stright axle retard came from. in my situation a stright axle is not realistic as my max tire size will be a 35 and as of now until i can afford something else its my dd.
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Old 11-11-2010, 01:36 PM   #12
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Good article about how to correct a lot of the problems associated with the TTB....

I don't like bashing the TTB, it does have its place I guess....

But like stated above d60 shafts and joints make ttb35 or 44 joints weep....

I guess I we tod did too
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argueing over which system is 'better' is a rediculous as argueing overwhether pizza is better than chocolate bars.
whether it's live axle,ttb,sla,strut or whatever you have....they all have their place.

having said that,could you please explain this line?

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Old 11-11-2010, 06:04 PM   #14
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The D60 is simply a much larger axle, period. If you need something bigger because you have big tires and are breaking, then that would be the one to use. However most guys running tires 35" or smaller on a DD/WW rig generally don't need that much axle, in which case the D35/D44 stuff is normally plenty sufficient (this thread was primarily making the comparison between the D35 & D44 anyway).

Please, lets keep all posts as contributing to the topic here guys.

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Old 11-12-2010, 01:19 AM   #15
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TTD is much better than the true IFS (98+) that i'm now having to work with. i'd take a 97' TTB twenty times over the 98' IFS that i have now.
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argueing over which system is 'better' is a rediculous as argueing overwhether pizza is better than chocolate bars.
whether it's live axle,ttb,sla,strut or whatever you have....they all have their place.

having said that,could you please explain this line?
I'm retarted for using a big anchor of a axle....
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This is why I'm a straight axle retard


5-ton on the left, chromo d60 stub on the right. thats what it takes to turn a 500# wheel and tire combo.
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^ his IS bigger
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So...now we are comparing 5 ton axles to the D60 and D35/44?

Missing the point of the article, boys.

Which was very well written, btw.
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I find this pretty funny really. If you lived where I live and opted for SAS, you'd get the bad end of the trash talk. I do not care how big your u-joints are, the comparison is irrelevant. I've only owned 2 4 wheel drive vehicles. I already know that I am going to hate the extra unsprung weight when it comes to valving the shocks on my truck. There is just so many more variables to suspension then a setting a pinion angle, camber/caster alignment and spring rates.

How many of the straight axle guys are building 4 links and taking every variable into consideration? Instance center, roll center, and so on and so forth?

The D44 snout and bearing combo is one the most used setups in desert racing. Whether its on a 2WD A-Arm or I-Beam truck or on a TTB truck.

The straight axle has its place...

TTB has is its own also...
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