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Front Dana 60 Axle

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Nestled up front is a GM Dana 60 and it has been fitted with 4.10 gears, an ARB Air Locker, Poison Spyder diff guard, Yukon 4340 chromoly inner and outer axleshafts, Spicer U-joints, and Warn manual hubs. The axle is fed by a custom driveshaft with a 1310 CV and 1310 U-joint. The Scout’s steering system is built to aim the front wheels no matter how brutal the conditions. It uses a complete PSC hydraulic steering system with an 8-inch double-ended ram. To help cool the hydraulic fluid there’s a remote Derale cooler with 10-inch electric fan mounted next to the radiator on the driver side. The steering endlinks are made from 1.125-inch-diameter, 0.288-inch-wall material and they’re fitted with spherical rod ends that are bolted to Crane high-steer arms. The axle is located via a three-link setup with track bar. The links are made from 2x2-inch, 0.250-inch-wall square tubing and each link is fitted with 2.63-inch forged chromoly Ballistic Fabrication joints with 1.250-inch-diameter shanks. The track bar is made from 1.500-inch-diameter, 0.250-inch-wall material. The suspension uses a pair of 14-inch-travel Sway-A-Way remote-reservoir coilovers and each coilover has a 250-pound main spring and 200-pound upper spring. Poly Performance hydraulic bumpstops and limiting straps round out the suspension components.

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