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Welding 60

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 84CUCV, Aug 10, 2005.

  1. 84CUCV

    84CUCV 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    This will be on my DD. I was thinking this would be good till i can get a no spin. Only going to be running 38s. My friend is running 42s. i think he might have some problem.

    as alway thx guys
     
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    BigOrange90Jimmy 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    front or rear?

    If in the rear, it should be fine if you do a good job. If in the front, I would advise against it.

    If it's in the front, it will not allow you to steer with the stock steering. You would need either hydro-assist or full hydro steering to turn it. It would also wreak havoc on your hubs and u-joints. Now, if you really want to have a welded front end, keep only one hub locked in. That way you can still turn and you still have the "option" of both front tires pulling.
     
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    Sounds like too much work to lock your front end. If you can afford it, get a lunch box locker.
     
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    if its your dd, prepare to watch the rubber disappear...
     
  5. 84CUCV

    84CUCV 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    yea its a DD. Would only use it offroad. What is a lunch box locker? that is a new one on me.

    thx
     
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    A "lunchbox locker" is one that you can install in your existing carrier. You may have to pull the carrier out, but it won't require a professional or experienced person with the proper tools to set up the ring and pinion again.
     
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    84CUCV 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    OK where can i find these for cheap? Thats why i was going to weld it up for cheap. thx
     

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