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newbie question about 1 ton pickups/axles

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 54willys, May 23, 2003.

  1. 54willys

    54willys Newbie

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    this is my first post question so go easy on me guys.
    Do all 1 ton chevy pickups( 1970's era) have Dana 60 front axles? Or are there some that have Dana 44's or something else? Not sure of the year, just 70 something.
    thanks
    Wade
    54/79 Wizer - Willys and Blazer combo
     
  2. prjt_blzr

    prjt_blzr 1/2 ton status

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    GM did not start running 1 ton 4x4 until '77. That is the point that the D60 was available. Make sure the truck is a K30 for the D60 and then confirm that it has king pins instead of ball joints to make sure that it is the correct axle.You could get a 1 ton 2 WD though.
    Mike
     
  3. CHEVY 4WD

    CHEVY 4WD 1/2 ton status

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    Or if it got U bolts on the right then its not a D60 right?
     
  4. willyswanter

    willyswanter 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    D60's only have 1 ubolt on the pass. side.
     

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