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ifs to 60 swap

got my kingpin dana 60. im not positive on the year althought i do know its around 86. got the kingpin rebuild kit, wheel bearings and seals, calipers, pads, and the rotors are getting turned. my rsk will be here next week. i found some superduty springs with 1.5'' lift for like $350. i wanan get those but im curious as to how i mount the rsk bracket? also where can i find a good used track bar and bracket? already checked ebay and junkyards. i was wonderin if the tuff country 4 inch drop would work

1997 f250 7.3
regular cab
tw chip
3 inch dp
4 inch cat delete
5% tint
glow shift gauges
6 inch cat stack
completely rebuilt kp d60
3 inch rsk
24s
38s
zf5 swap
southbend clutch
d66 turbo
4 inch skyacker springs
7 inch rear block
traction bars
bdp complete fuel system. (bowl delete and elec pump)
beans stage 2 injectors
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The drop bracket I have just uses the factory track bar drop bracket, the best place to find the track bar and bracket would be on ebay. Also you will most likely need a drop bracket with the lift.
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To install a d60 with SD springs you use a RS kit. With 1.5" SD lift springs you getting close to needing a crossover steering kit and a new longer adj track bar and mounts or you will have bump steer issues. We developed the RS kit SD spring swap and have everything needed and instal help. If we can help please PM.

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Dana 60 swap is the best thing you can do

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well the kit comes with the drop bracket but i still need the stock bracket and the track bar.

1997 f250 7.3
regular cab
tw chip
3 inch dp
4 inch cat delete
5% tint
glow shift gauges
6 inch cat stack
completely rebuilt kp d60
3 inch rsk
24s
38s
zf5 swap
southbend clutch
d66 turbo
4 inch skyacker springs
7 inch rear block
traction bars
bdp complete fuel system. (bowl delete and elec pump)
beans stage 2 injectors
intercooled
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Not necessarily we can get you a longer adj track bar and mounts..welding required.
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well i know i need new springs and for $350 i can get the 1.5 lift sd springs. i decided im just buyin the stock track bar bracket and adj track bar from somewhere

1997 f250 7.3
regular cab
tw chip
3 inch dp
4 inch cat delete
5% tint
glow shift gauges
6 inch cat stack
completely rebuilt kp d60
3 inch rsk
24s
38s
zf5 swap
southbend clutch
d66 turbo
4 inch skyacker springs
7 inch rear block
traction bars
bdp complete fuel system. (bowl delete and elec pump)
beans stage 2 injectors
intercooled
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coud just kill 2 birds with one stone by buyin the tuff country 4 inch drop bracket and not use the bracket that comes wit the kit? then all i would need is the adj track bar?

1997 f250 7.3
regular cab
tw chip
3 inch dp
4 inch cat delete
5% tint
glow shift gauges
6 inch cat stack
completely rebuilt kp d60
3 inch rsk
24s
38s
zf5 swap
southbend clutch
d66 turbo
4 inch skyacker springs
7 inch rear block
traction bars
bdp complete fuel system. (bowl delete and elec pump)
beans stage 2 injectors
intercooled
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1997 f250 7.3
regular cab
tw chip
3 inch dp
4 inch cat delete
5% tint
glow shift gauges
6 inch cat stack
completely rebuilt kp d60
3 inch rsk
24s
38s
zf5 swap
southbend clutch
d66 turbo
4 inch skyacker springs
7 inch rear block
traction bars
bdp complete fuel system. (bowl delete and elec pump)
beans stage 2 injectors
intercooled
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