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Stripping Front Axle

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The crew at Off Road Unlimited (ORU) does plenty of 3/4- and 1-ton axle upgrades in addition to all sorts of custom and bolt-on work on four-wheel drives. After discussing a few options, a 14-bolt was selected for the rear of this truck, while the original Dana 44 frontend would be converted to eight-lug. The first step was to strip the front axle of all of its steering, brakes, and axle components.