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Front Dana 60 Axle

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The Dana 60 front axle has been beefed with Reid Racing knuckles, a Detroit Locker, Ruffstuff Specialties diff cover, 4.56 gears, and Warn Premium lockout hubs. The inner axles are stock, but the outers are West Coast Differentials-sourced 35-spline units. A Travelmaster driveshaft spins the internals and the ’shaft is fitted with 1410 U-joints. The front suspension is a simple and reliable leaf-spring setup consisting of 52-inch GM 1/2-ton pickup-application springs, 14-inch-travel Bilstein 5150 piggyback-reservoir shocks, and custom fixed polyurethane bumpstops. Chains keep the front suspension from overextending and there are 6-inch Ruffstuff Specialties-sourced spring shackles. The 38s are aimed by a custom crossover steering system that includes a complete PSC hydraulic-assist setup and a 1.5-inch-diameter, 0.125-inch-wall tie rod and drag link with spherical rod ends.

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