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Sunray 60? ever heard stuff about this?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sled_dog, May 19, 2004.

  1. sled_dog

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    Never heard of it /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif
     
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    I've read over on PBB they have a pretty good rep in regards to 9" stuff. If ya got some $$$$$, I'll take a trip down to their shop and scope them out for ya /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    yeah I just heard of them on PBB, was reading a thread about hybrid portals and they were listed among others I had heard of. if I knew what the money was I could tell you how much of it I just plain don't have /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
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    Contact blk87K5, he has ties to this somehow
     
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    There was an article on them a while back in Petersons. The stub shafts are 2 peices, a shaft splined on both ends and the piece that holds the u-joint. Initially more expesive for a stub shaft but only 1 part of it will fail in the field so it can be cheaper to fix a trail break. Petersons also said it can make changing out a broken stub shaft easier because you can pull it apart without removing all of the knuckle /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif
     
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    There are better routes to go to get high strength D60 parts than Sunray.
     
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    There are better routes to go to get high strength D60 parts than Sunray.

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    Like???
     
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    IMO, the yokes/u bolts/etc. are a bad idea. Too much crap moving in there. The D60 knuckles also have to be machined, taking strength out of them, to have enough clearance for the yokes. This would mean even more specialized parts that are hard to find.

    Yukon makes some nice 4340 alloy shafts that are way more simple that the Sunray setup, and with CTM's, approxiamately the same price; arguably strength. Plus you get the benefit of not running a custom machined knuckle. As everyone already knows, Superior and CTM also make upgrades from the Yukon shafts that are even stronger, but more money. So far, I have seen very few people even break the Yukons, much less any other offerings of high strength D60 shafts. I have heard of several cases of the Sunray D60's breaking though, for one reason or another.
     

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