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Question on D44 External hubs

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by nemesis_pyros, Feb 28, 2006.

  1. nemesis_pyros

    nemesis_pyros 1/2 ton status

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    Can the external lockout on a older D44 be bolted in place of a drive flange on the same vintage D44. Do I need anything more than just the lockout? I would like to know if i can just take off the lockouts and put them in place of the flange on another axle. Both are the old style D44 front axles. Hope that makes sence.

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  2. midnitewarya

    midnitewarya Sounds like a problem for future me. Premium Member

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    Nope. The flange is a one way street. If you have both kinds of hubs, just swith them out. I had this same question a littl while ago...
     
  3. nemesis_pyros

    nemesis_pyros 1/2 ton status

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    Ok cool, but the axle shafts are the same right?
     
  4. HarryH3

    HarryH3 1 ton status Author

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    They're a direct bolt on. Remove flanges, install hubs. (But keep the old flanges for trail spares, just in case you blow a hub in east nowhere). :cool1:
     
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    And really, really, keep on top of keeping the 6 hub bolts tight, they back off more with my hubs than they ever did with flanges.
     

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