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post #1 of 5 Old 01-14-2013, 12:38 PM Thread Starter
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how can you tell if you have a dana 50 or a dana 60. had my passanger u joint snap and broke the driveshaft going into the differential. having a hard time find parts. any suggestions.


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Assuming you have the original twin traction beam front axle in your F250, it will be a Dana 50.

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thanks for the response. yea i have the twin traction


1997 F250 7.3L XLT Auto 4x4 std. cab
190k
Hypertech maxenergy stage 1
dyi tymar intake
S.S downpipe to 5" stacks
glow shift gauges
pro comp xtreme alloy rims
Nitto Terra Grapplers 285/75/16
fpr mod
kcm s.s. hpx line
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might be a dumb question but how do i go about changing the u joint that is in the middle of the axle? figured i just changed the outer two then noticed the middle.


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Hypertech maxenergy stage 1
dyi tymar intake
S.S downpipe to 5" stacks
glow shift gauges
pro comp xtreme alloy rims
Nitto Terra Grapplers 285/75/16
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It gets a lot easier if you just pull it off lol, just take it off the leaf it should pull outta the rubber boot there and comes rite out, very simple IMHO, but when I pulled mine off I put a d60 back in

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