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Front Dana 60 Axle

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The Rubicon axles were sold to offset the cost of the front high-pinion Dana 60 and rear Corporate 14-bolt axles. The front axle uses stock Spicer axleshafts with an ARB Air Locker, and Yukon 4.88 gears. Denis has plans to upgrade to 35-spline outers and hubs, but for the time being the stock components are enduring the 40s. Samco Fabrication added Blue Torch Fab brackets to the front axle, which is steered with a Lee Manufacturing ported steering box under a Kilby skidplate. The box works in conjunction with a PSC hydraulic ram, pump, and reservoir. From the pitman arm, a 1.5-inch, 0.125-wall drag link with 1-ton Chevy tie rod ends connects to a Sky Manufacturing steering arm. A pair of rod ends and 1.5-inch, 0.250-wall tubing were used to create the tie rod.

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