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13. Moving to the front, we removed the brake and hub assemblies from the TTB suspension. We then pulled the axles and removed the housing from the TTB swing arms. Because this particular Bronco has long-travel suspension, there were concerns about the C-clip axle on the short side pulling out of the differential at full droop. It turns out that in the early '80s, Ford offered a front limited-slip differential as an option, and it came with a housing that secures the axle externally, which was preferred for our application. These housings are getting harder to find, but we sourced ours from Jeff's Bronco Graveyard. Here you can see the difference between the two styles of housings.

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