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what year D60 should I be looking for

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by unick, Oct 6, 2003.

  1. unick

    unick 1/2 ton status

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    Ive heard that there are some years of D60s that I shouldnt get. Anyone know which years are the best and strongest?

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    Mid to late 80s are the best ecause of the stronger axleshafts. I think they started using the stronger shafts in '83.
     
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    Yep,The earlier ones had the inner shafts that were necked down.if you can find a 60 at a good price buy it.you could always change the shafts later.Also when you do spend the money and convert to 35 spline outers.well worth the money.
     
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    79 and older had the shafts that necked down.
     
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