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post #1 of 8 Old 02-12-2014, 02:54 PM Thread Starter
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03 SD dana 60 into 96 f250

I found a someone who has a dana 60 out of SD ready to roll for 550. My questions are:

Can i use OBS 350 springs so i dont have to have a custom bracket fabricated for the longer springs?

Does anyone know how i coukd mount the ttrack bar since its in front not behind?
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Custom mount it, joe put 99-04 sd axles on his obs, but why are you gonna do a front and not the rear too?

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Is there much difference? I thought they were both 10.25 sterlings? I was just gonna have the front redrilled
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Rear in an sd is 10.50, I suggest changing both to keep it simple, also the sd was not offered in a 3.55 gear set in case you don't have 4.10's

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Touche. Completely forgot about that. Any mods needed to swap in the 10.50?
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They have disk brakes, so hydroboost and f-sd proportioning valve, but bolt up from what I understand, just not as good brakes till upgraded as well

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Hmmm. May just tough it out til i can find/afford an older dana 60
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Yeah it's not cost effective for the sd axles unless you get a great deal, Kause you need rims too, but for the pair of axles an obs d60 could be easily had

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Finding a decent woman is like shopping for a used truck. You spend most of your time picking through the money pits, wrecks, and basket cases until you find one that you can tolerate
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Well at least you caught the loose bolts before they cause any damage. Nothing worse than a sloppy hole
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