Can anyone help me with my axle question?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Randall Lee, Feb 25, 2007.

  1. Randall Lee

    Randall Lee Newbie

    Joined:
    Oct 16, 2005
    Posts:
    4
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Maryville TN
    I have a 1985 k5 and Iam going to put 8 in of lift,and 39.5 inch tires on it.I am woundering whats the best axles to use.I really want one ton,and I heard that dana60 front and 14 bolt ff rear is the best combination,Is this true. Also I've heard about 3/4 ton stuff but I just dont Know.
     
  2. ryoken

    ryoken Puppy Fabricator Premium Member GMOTM Winner

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2003
    Posts:
    30,445
    Likes Received:
    2,320
    Location:
    Jersey Shore
    Build(s):
    3
    39.5's will be hell on balljoints, don't expect it to live long on a 10b/dana 44..

    and yes, 14bff and dana 60 are pretty much the best choice..
     
  3. 84 K5 4x4

    84 K5 4x4 1/2 ton status

    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2006
    Posts:
    163
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Jasper Ga

Share This Page