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Dana 44 with "wallowed" center pin holes

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by DwarF, Apr 21, 2003.

  1. DwarF

    DwarF 1/2 ton status

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    Dana 44 with \"wallowed\" center pin holes

    I have an opportunity to get an axle housing for a Dana 44, which I need. The only drawback is the holes for the centerpin in the spring perches have been wallowed out a bit. Is this a bad thing? Is there a point where a little is too much, or will the U-Bolts hold everything together just fine. I am sure the axle will be held in place just fine, just don't want to get into vibration or anything like that.
     
  2. chevyfumes

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    Re: Dana 44 with \"wallowed\" center pin holes

    couldn't you weld them up and have them re milled/ drilled???
     
  3. Bubba Ray Boudreaux

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    Re: Dana 44 with \"wallowed\" center pin holes

    Whack 'em off and slap on some new ones.
     
  4. Zeus33rd

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    Re: Dana 44 with \"wallowed\" center pin holes

    LOL, Bubba....

    On the D44 the passenger side perch is cast into the housing. /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
  5. Bubba Ray Boudreaux

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    Re: Dana 44 with \"wallowed\" center pin holes

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    On the D44 the passenger side perch is cast into the housing.

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    Yeah, but I'm sure it won't win any Oscars for it's performance, so why not ditch the thing?
     

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