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Dust shields on Dana 44

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by doc70sub, Sep 7, 2003.

  1. doc70sub

    doc70sub 1/2 ton status

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    Are theses really necessary? The ones on my '74 3/4-ton axle are mashed pretty good......

    Thanks!
    Doc
     
  2. heavy4x4

    heavy4x4 1/2 ton status

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    If you're talking about the metal rings around the spindle bolts...umm, I hope they aren't necessary because I ripped mine off. /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif /forums/images/graemlins/shocked.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  3. great scott

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    I agree they seem to be just a dust sheild and removing them may even help disipate heat better, but let more crap get to your brakes.
     
  4. cybrfire

    cybrfire 1 ton status Vendor GMOTM Winner

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    I wouldn't think they are necessary. Look at all the people running discs on the rear these days. Hardly any have dustshields. You probably will get more in but also more will come out.
     
  5. thatK30guy

    thatK30guy 1 ton status Premium Member

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    Lose them. They do nothing good at all but collect crap, dirt, mud, junk, etc. /forums/images/graemlins/wink.gif
     

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