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What is the "Kingpin" on a Dana 60

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by jk5blazer, Feb 14, 2005.

  1. jk5blazer

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    Heard alot about the kingpin ona d60. Just whating to know what it is thanks.
     
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    may have my terminology for parts wrong, but I have swapped out kingpin bushings/springs so I know what/where a kingpin is. Anyway, its basically a solid steel truncated cone-looking thing that the knuckles pivot about. Here is a link to a pic that shows one...

    http://www.pirate4x4.com/tech/billavista/PR-Kingpin/DCP_6720.jpg

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    Thanks I think I got it know:)
     
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    OK, test time - fill in the blank:
    'When I build my D60 I will use a ____________ type system.' :D
     
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    I dunno, balljoint? :D:D
     
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    funny guy:grin:
     
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    Or a newer F**d guy :grin:
     
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    Just being dumb, I have a kingpin 60 in my garage that's ready to go, just waiting on an order from ORD now.
     

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