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Axle shafts

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by slimlynn1, Jul 6, 2004.

  1. slimlynn1

    slimlynn1 1/2 ton status

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    Where can I get Dana 44 axle shafts quick.
     
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    Storm Trooper 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Start calling auto salvage yards in your area.
     
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    I think I need something a little stronger than stock. Is there something I can get that is cheaper than chromoly but stronger than stock?
     
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    Yes, warn makes shafts for a D44.
     
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    Are '88 10 bolt and '73 Dana 44 shafts interchangeable?
     
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    Nope, there is about or less than a 1/4" difference, I guess its enough that the snap rings and hub items wont fit.

    Also (and I keep forgetting /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif) was it 88 or 89 that the 10bolts changed to 30 spine? /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif
     
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    till 88 is 28 i believe /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Moser makes a budget alloy shaft.
     
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    4. D44 and 10B axle shafts are not interchangable. The D44 shafts measure: right - 36.13"
    left - 18.31"
    10B shafts measure: right - 35.46"
    left - 19.15"
    Info from Wes.
     
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    Why don't you try some Dana(Spicer) axle shafts, they
    are strong, relativily cheap, and can had today ! /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif
     
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    I just got a Dana Spicer shaft for $190. If I break this one it is time to upgrade.
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    I just got a Dana Spicer shaft for $190. If I break this one it is time to upgrade.

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    moser made me custom cut alloy shafts for 260 a pair(rear) to my door for my rear 30 spl. 10b. they are supposed to be stronger than other companies shafts. i think they had a two day turn around after you order
     
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    All fixed and ready to go.
     

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