Dana 60 school

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by ckolloff, Mar 5, 2003.

  1. ckolloff

    ckolloff

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    Somebody school me on Dana 60 axles. Tell me every thing you know. I just got a set of '73 dodge, passenger drop, single wheel, axles. 30 spline outers and drive flanges. My specific questions are:

    What is involved to install locking hubs in place of the drive flanges? Do the hubs impact the spline count on my outer axles: specifically, if I am swapping to hubs should I go to stronger 35-spline outers or can I wait and do hubs 1st then swap outers if I break them? I guess what I want to know is are the hubs capatible with both 30 & 35 spline outers.

    Hub recomendations?

    Are there any steering geometry concerns swappin these under my cruiser running 35-38 inch tires

    Does RC mean "reverse cut"? what is the advantage/disadvantages.

    What is the difference between open vs. closed knuckles and which is better, why?

    Rear disc conversion advice?

    Any online info sources?

    Anything you can tell me is appreciated.

    Thanks a bunch,
    Chris
     
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    woody unhelpful spotter Staff Member Admin

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    :D Thanks guys. Not going to narrow, but didi enjoy your site Jack. I plan to use those 7.5 backspace hummer beadlocks to get the width down. The single wheel Dodges are a little narrower anyway. I'll surf around Belleviste and see if I am left w/ any questions.
     
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    Help

    Do you still have this info handy? this is what I'm thinking of doing and need any help I can get....:hmm:
     
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    DSRTRDR I can mangle anything ... SILVER Star

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