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Old 04-13-2008, 12:11 AM   #1
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Dynatrac "Free Spin" Hub Conversion Kit

Was wondering if anybody has any experience with a Dynatrac "Free Spin" Hub Conversion Kit (pictured below).


Reason I ask:
I picked up a D60 recently from a 95 Dodge 2500 for a whopping $200 bux. Great deal, but come to find out it has a CAD setup (Centerline Auto Disconnect (I think thats what it spells out to)). In a nutshell, it is a vacuum actuated disconnect of one side of the inner axle shafts.

The Dynatrac replaces all that for the normal Warn hub disconnects. Only problem is that it is $1800-$2000 for the kit.

Some would say to ditch the axle and look for another. Would likely be cheaper, but, if anything, going the Dynatrac route ensures that everything is new and freshly installed.

Simple question: is it worth it?

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Old 04-13-2008, 12:16 AM   #2
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"Center Axle Disconnect" - Common among YJ's and early XJ's their in the D30's.

Easily fixed with a manual Posi-lock - http://www.jeeperz-creeperz.com/posi...add69cd8ad2c04

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Right, have seen that, but it doesn't solve the problem that the weakest link will be the sleeve that connects the two shafts. This solves the vacuum line problem, but not the crux of the sleeve...

Do you know if there is a stronger sleeve or whatever out there?
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The only other option is new shafts if available.
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Old 04-14-2008, 05:50 PM   #5
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Yeah, I've seen it. It looks tits. But with Dynatrac as you've found. You are going to pay for it.

And someone else might be able to answer better than me on the Dodge 60, but isn't that CAD, a cause for a weaker long side tube?
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Yeah, I've seen it. It looks tits. But with Dynatrac as you've found. You are going to pay for it.

And someone else might be able to answer better than me on the Dodge 60, but isn't that CAD, a cause for a weaker long side tube?
Likely, but would weld the hole shut. I'm sure it'd be a semi weak link, but can't imagine that the TJ could cause the 1/2" tubing to buckle. Especially since I wheel hard, but don't go rip roaring crazy (am a fan of slow and steady).

Gonna go ahead and bite the bullet. If anything I'll know that it is all new stuffs and won't have to worry about inheriting problems 'n stuff.

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