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It doesn’t look like it from the photo, but the Ford 9-inch (top) is about the same width as our ’73 J-truck’s Dana 44 (bottom). It also has the same 5-on-5.5 lug pattern. When searching for a 9-inch, keep in mind that the F-150 Camper Specials will have a stronger nodular third member. Look for the “N” cast into the top of the centersection.

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