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Old 05-11-2013, 10:39 AM   #1941
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I like the long wheelbase, tons of smaller vehicles out there trying to get every inch try Hey can between their axles and you already got it!
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Old 05-11-2013, 11:09 AM   #1942
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Thats my thinking as well, I love the look of it. Nevermind the extreme functionality
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Old 05-11-2013, 12:53 PM   #1943
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Question for ypu guys, if money were no object would you run a portal conversion on a dana 60 on a 2nd gen? Why or why not? I'm thinking when the trucks paid off, she might get the treatment. Had it up on a lift and rolled some 44's up to it.....havent been able to shake the sight since then. I've got it bad fellas!
hell i want to do that with my 1st gen runner but with ford 9 centres
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Old 05-11-2013, 01:57 PM   #1944
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Newb question, but is there a way to retain the stock bolt pattern? Or will that become a shear point if not beefed up with more lugs?
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Old 05-11-2013, 01:58 PM   #1945
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Newb question, but is there a way to retain the stock bolt pattern? Or will that become a shear point if not beefed up with more lugs?
yah lots of kits out there to change them out
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Shouldnt become a weak point if I decide to keep the 6 lug though right?
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Old 05-11-2013, 02:18 PM   #1947
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no but you may find more wheel options in an 8 bolt pattern
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Old 05-11-2013, 02:23 PM   #1948
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Seems to be in really good condition. Very little to no rust on the housing and only light surface rust on most other parts. No signs of cracking on the knuckles from what I can tell. WELL worth the money.



Now how the hell do I get it down from there?
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Seems to be in really good condition. Very little to no rust on the housing and only light surface rust on most other parts. No signs of cracking on the knuckles from what I can tell. WELL worth the money.



Now how the hell do I get it down from there?
back up quickly and then stop really fast ?
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Old 05-11-2013, 02:40 PM   #1950
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back up quickly and then stop really fast ?

make sure to disconnect the ratchet strap first though!
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Old 05-11-2013, 03:45 PM   #1951
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Haha

Well it wasn't graceful, but I pulled the tailgate off and just dragged it out.
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Old 05-11-2013, 03:46 PM   #1952
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back up quickly and then stop really fast ?
Hahaha. Looks good acp! Even just the housing alone, I had to get a buddy help me move the D60 out of my friends truck into storage These axles are no joke! Now you just need the 14 bolt and some SRW hubs for the 60
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no but you may find more wheel options in an 8 bolt pattern

lol i think the point is he wants to keep his rims
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^this, open to the idea, but i'd prefer to keep the rims
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if your going to run portal boxs you will want lots of positive offset to help keep the portal box protected and combat scrub
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I think I read at least 7" of backspacing was recommended
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Old 05-13-2013, 05:12 PM   #1958
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Hosed off the dirt and grease. Looking pretty good, IMO. Found the date and BOM. Nov. 1st 1977 and 610023-6







Anyone know of a good source for SRW hubs/rotors? Or should I find someone to have the DRW hubs turned down?
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Just turn them down and true up where the wheel will mount. I've have found that web wheelers will say it's dangerous but there are no accounts of hub failures and I know of a few people running turned down drw hubs with no problems.

On a side note, I now have leafs semi mounted. Still have to square stuff up and burn the tubes in, but it's alot closer now.
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Also a pic with weight on the spring, there's still a couple inches of uptravel in there. Might add another leaf to the pack to try to get a lil more out of it.

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