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D60 dually conversion?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by MNorby, Jul 15, 2002.

  1. MNorby

    MNorby 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    well, I have a line on 2 Dana 60 fronts for $600 each. Problem is they are dually fronts. Is there a way to machine the space wheel mount off and put studs in the hub to rotor parts or do you have to put new hubs on or something? Thanks
     
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    SCOOBYDANNN 1/2 ton status

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    you can do either--machine the dually hubs or buy nuw single wheel hubs or even once in a while people actuall want the dually hbs and you can do a trade.--hell for $600 i wouldnt care what it had--nice find /forums/images/icons/mad.gif /forums/images/icons/grin.gif
     
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    has anyone done the machine work on teh dually hubs? What is involved or have any pics? If I replace parts whne all is needed besides just hubs? Thankks
     
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    I think I have pics if not they are on P4x4 thread.

    ps i added one pic to my wedshots album 'dana'
     
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    hey Matt i had this done not to long ago. i got mine machined at http://www.wagonermachine.com/ for $250 and they did a top notch job. I tried Boyce and they want $700 for the pair /forums/images/icons/shocked.gif replacement . i got some pics of befor and after, i'll try to post some today.
     
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    MNorby 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    sweet man, thanks!
    ally it looks like you grind off the wheel mounting plate then wled on a new plate to the mounting ears then use studs intead of bolts to re-attach them?
     

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