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Dana 60 just after the new year

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by four_by_ken, Dec 12, 2001.

  1. four_by_ken

    four_by_ken 1/2 ton status

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    Should have the axle just after the new year.
    Ahhh... its all coming together.

    Ken H.


    '86 K5 up and coming
    14 bolt(Detroited),10 bolt,39.5 Boggers rear,
    TSLs front, 468 BBC, 350 trans, 205 transfer
    Rust free in Michigan!
     
  2. blazbrnc

    blazbrnc 1/2 ton status

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    So is it from a Dodge?

    '79 K5, '79 Suburban, '76 Br**co, 77 K20
    '99 BB 4x4 Suburban to tow more junk home
     
  3. four_by_ken

    four_by_ken 1/2 ton status

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    Nope, Chevy. Forget the hassle of the Dodge swap. :-)

    Ken H.


    '86 K5 up and coming
    14 bolt(Detroited),10 bolt,39.5 Boggers rear,
    TSLs front, 468 BBC, 350 trans, 205 transfer
    Rust free in Michigan!
     
  4. blazbrnc

    blazbrnc 1/2 ton status

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    Yeah that seemed like more trouble than anything. I just picked up a front D60 last weekend up in Burton. The price was definately right. What are you going to run for a locker?

    Thank you......Detroit!
     
  5. four_by_ken

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    Right now, a Detoit. But, I am looking at other options also. I dont really know what is out there for a 60 yet.
    $500 is a steep price for a locker.
    Also, since I hace to regear the front, I am thinking about going to 5.13s instead of the 4.88s. Just have to buy and extra set of gears for the 14 bolt.


    Ken H.


    '86 K5 up and coming
    14 bolt(Detroited),10 bolt,39.5 Boggers rear,
    TSLs front, 468 BBC, 350 trans, 205 transfer
    Rust free in Michigan!
     
  6. blazbrnc

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    Let me know if you find a cheaper but just as stout alternative.

    Thank you......Detroit!
     
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    hey blazebrnc, did you pick up that D60 from a buisness or did somebody personally sell it to you. If you bought it from a buisness where and how much? I live in Swartz Creek, about 15 minutes from Burton and I think I'm gonna be picking up a Blazer before spring...
     
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    I bought it from a private party, not a business. Good luck on your search.

    Thank you......Detroit!
     

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