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Old 01-07-2008, 03:42 PM
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axles and info on them

i was wondering where i can find out what the front axle is and the rear and whats in them

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Old 01-07-2008, 03:43 PM
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Your front is a Dana 60, and rear is a Sterling 10.5". Should have 3.73's.

You can look on the rear diff tag and it will tell you for sure.
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Old 01-07-2008, 03:44 PM
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yep check the rear diff tag. Mine says 3L73, meaning 3.73 limited slip
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Old 01-07-2008, 03:46 PM
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yea 3.73 but i think i heard that they put dana 44 axle in a dana 60 and call it a 50 is this true well when in 4 wheel it is really jerky almost like the front is a posi so i want to check that out

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Old 01-07-2008, 04:04 PM
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i thought the dana 50 was the old ifs junk on the OBS 250's. Maybe i'm wrong.
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Old 01-07-2008, 04:11 PM
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Yours is definately a Dana 60.
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Old 01-07-2008, 04:28 PM
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thanks


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Old 01-07-2008, 04:58 PM
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Dana 60 front only came on models with dual rear wheels. Single rear wheels are Dana 50 its the same cover as the 60 but with a little smaller ring gear.
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This should help some guys out...Automotive What is my Ford rear end ratio, do I have positraction
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Yep dana 60 housing with dana 50 guts duallys and heavyduty 350s got 60s
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