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Old 03-11-2010, 11:42 AM
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Front end is shot 97 f250 old style

My 97 f250's front end is gone. The truck has 260,000 on it. A friend suggested putting a dana 60 front end under it said I wouldn't have front end issues any more. I really like the idea as I'd like to make the beast beastier. Been looking for them in my state of GA as well as AL, TN, and SC. Any pointers?
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Old 03-11-2010, 11:46 AM
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Good luck finding a 60 for under 800 bucks. It is a good idea if you can do it though. Easy too, will bolt right up under there in place of the scissor setup, using the same leaf springs on oyur truck
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Okay more to the question. had to go for a few minutes. I have also been told by putting a 60 under it it will raise my front end about 2 inches allowing me to run 35s. The only draw back I have heard is it stiffens the ride quite a bit. Are these true or false?
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Old 03-11-2010, 12:06 PM
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It might raise it an inch, but if its not where you want it to be at, you can add a block to clear 35s. And yes it will stiffen the ride
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Thanks. Much appreciated.
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