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what the heck is this? (pic)

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by muddysub, Dec 10, 2002.

  1. muddysub

    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    [​IMG] is that a birfield joint or a closed knuckle or what? never seen anything like that.
     
  2. tRustyK5

    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    Birfield on a Yota...

    Rene
     
  3. Swanson52

    Swanson52 1/2 ton status

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    Not used to seeing those intact (the guts, anyway). /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif /forums/images/graemlins/smirk.gif
     
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    thatK30guy 1 ton status Premium Member

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    Did you see what vehicle it is?
     
  5. BiggerRigger

    BiggerRigger Registered Member

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    it looks to me like the same set up that they use on landrover/rangerover at least the older ones. I have yet to see any of the new stuff
    Aaron
     
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    u2slow 1/2 ton status

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    The Birfield is the axle joint inside... What you see there is simply a closed-knuckle design.
     
  7. muddysub

    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    ok thanks
     
  8. 2Dogs

    2Dogs 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Tie rod end gonna rub a hole in that tire....
     
  9. supersize75

    supersize75 1/2 ton status

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    wierd! like me!
     
  10. mountainexplorer

    mountainexplorer 1/2 ton status

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    Looks just like the closed knuckle Dana 44 under my '72 Jimmy. It's a 44 front out of a '69 3/4 ton. I also have a 44 front under a '64 International pickup with the same closed knuckle design.
     
  11. FULLSIZE

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    the 4 bolts holding the steering arm on and the 4 bolts on the bottom tell me toyota. also disc brakes and the spring pad on top and under the housing for the upside down u bolts they use.
     
  12. 72THING

    72THING 1/2 ton status

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    I agree

    Will
     

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