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IN Heavy-duty axles shaved for ground clearance or funky one-off homebuilt jobbers that give more ground clearance than Suzuki axles. Sure, you’re retaining the weight, but you’ll be able to run more horsepower to compensate for it and bigger axleshafts that can handle the abuse. This unit features a Dana 60 centersection and stub shafts with 1480 joints connecting 1.5-inch shafts to Dana 50 knuckles, as well as ram-activated four-wheel steering.

OUT The fact that this axle would cost an estimated $10,000-$12,000 to duplicate and weighs in the neighborhood of 1,100 pounds with the springs and tires installed. A shaved Dana 60 could be put in its place for less than half that cost.

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