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Extra strength for a Dana 60?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by not4show, Oct 26, 2001.

  1. not4show

    not4show 1/2 ton status

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    Can anything be done to a Dana 60 front to make it any stronger? I know stub shafts can be upgraded to 35 spline but is there anything else? Just wondering, thanks.

     
  2. wayne

    wayne 3/4 ton status

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    Just maybe add a truss but outside of that and the 35 spline outers and some custom inner shafts and good joints I can't see any need for it being stronger.

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  3. DesertDueler

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    Yea its called rockwells or unimog axles:)

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  4. four_by_ken

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    44 Boggers and a big block will snap and break Dana 60s. I can see lots of reasons to make them stronger. Depends all on his driving habits and set up.

    Ken H.

    '85 K5 in process
     

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