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3rd members

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by folsom50, Mar 5, 2004.

  1. folsom50

    folsom50

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    Are the front and rear 3rd members the same on a 40? Meaning, can I take the third member off the front of another 40 and put it on my back axle? Yes, I know about the spline and R&P differences. Just seems smarter to get a front and put it on the back, how many miles would a front 3rd member actually have on it? Probably not very many.
     
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    woody unhelpful spotter Staff Member Admin

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    they are identical....IMO, one of the major advantages to the Cruiser is only needing to carry one spare....

    The ONLY difference is a front diff does not have the center spacer block required for the rear c-clip axles...but you can reuse your old rear one when you install.
     
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    Easy enough! Thanks woody.