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Best axle for SAS????

Discussion in 'Solid Axle Suspension' started by LBFD2005, Feb 28, 2013.

  1. Feb 28, 2013 at 9:09 PM
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    steve o 77

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  2. Feb 28, 2013 at 9:14 PM
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    haha yeah.... :eek:
     
  3. Feb 28, 2013 at 9:56 PM
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    The rubi 44 is still pretty much a Dana 30, only difference is the center section. Did hear they made some upgrades to it though.

    As far as best axle I say a custom 9.5 with 80 outer's or just a fabed 80 housing and stock guts, but thats if you have crazy money. If not then a Dana 60 will do just fine. Rear could has a lot of good choices 14 bolt, Dana 60, Dana 70, and sterling 10.25.

    Also Adams truck does very well on 33's, it has impressed me multiple times, don't always need 40's.
     
  4. Feb 28, 2013 at 9:58 PM
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  5. Feb 28, 2013 at 10:00 PM
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    Hmm, didn't know that about the rubicon. Also Im sure his truck does awesome, definitely one of the cleanest 1st gen swaps out there.
     
  6. Feb 28, 2013 at 10:53 PM
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    Agreed!
     
  7. Mar 15, 2013 at 9:14 PM
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    I don't know anything about 2nd gens wheelbase but could you use a Toyota axel with longfield shafts and wheel spacers ? uhh its an idea? I know and wheel with several guys that run 38s and 39s on trussed Toyotas and they dont break . the sas on my 1st gen cost 4k
     
  8. Mar 15, 2013 at 9:24 PM
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  9. Mar 15, 2013 at 9:47 PM
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    Dunno if they make 6" wheel spacers unless you like the dragster look......and like no turning..... :rolleyes:
    Though the toy axle with longs is tough. The custom width 9.5 with chromly 80 outers would be tits if staying toyota
     
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  10. Mar 16, 2013 at 8:02 AM
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    Toyota axle on a 2nd gen? You won't make it out the driveway without breaking. Just use a D60. They are decently priced and you won't break hardly ever..
     
  11. Mar 16, 2013 at 9:09 AM
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    Or if you are going straight to coilovers, pre 1990, Kingpin Dana 60.


    Otherwise you are bending around your elbow to scratch your ass.
     
  12. Mar 16, 2013 at 5:26 PM
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    in my opinion toyotas should be toyotas . I guess we don't have any real places to wheel our weak little Toyota axels in Montana maybe that's why they don't break ?
     
  13. Mar 17, 2013 at 11:21 AM
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    Go ahead use a toyota axle, see how long it lasts on a 2nd gen. It's your truck, enjoy wrenching on it! Toyota axle rocks on the mini trucks or suzuki, or even 1st gen's they do okay. Now if you run a LC 9.5" differential with custom housing; perfect, go for it! That is a toyota axle that will last.
     
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  14. Mar 17, 2013 at 11:22 AM
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    Lol funny how people don't listen to those of us who actually have first hand personal experience with these things. It'll be one expensive lesson for him to learn though. Which will be funny.
     
  15. Mar 17, 2013 at 11:27 AM
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    While I personally don't have any first hand experience with the toyota axle.. I have seen them break, along with everything else... But there is COUNTLESS information that I have read, over and over for years about what axle is strong, and what isn't. :)
     
  16. Mar 17, 2013 at 12:16 PM
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    Maybe I should scrap my 79 ford kingpin 60 with full chromo 35 spline and get me a minitruck axle with longs:rolleyes:
     
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    Too much custom BS to even consider Toyota based axles.


    Set it and forget it.
     
  18. Mar 17, 2013 at 5:02 PM
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  19. Mar 17, 2013 at 5:12 PM
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  20. Mar 17, 2013 at 10:22 PM
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    its not my truck dude. and I do have plenty of experience with Toyota axels this is the fourth truck I have owned and wheeled in 16 years with one in it including a fj40 with 300horse small block in it and I never broke any of mine I definitely have seen birfs break and usualy with a noob behind the wheel and ive seen danas on jeeps break a lot and 12 bolts and 14bolts on full size trucks with V8s break but ive never seen a dana on a Toyota in person ! everything can be broken
     
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