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Old 08-30-2012, 09:27 PM   #1
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Dodge Dana 60's.???

Hey all I have a chance to get a set of dodge Dana 60 1 ton axles off an old military truck. Would they work in my tj? I have not seen them in person, a guy I work with has them. Is the front a driver side diff? I know they are full width and all but is there anything else I need to know about them. I figured if they will work I'll get them and slowly build them up till install.

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Old 08-30-2012, 09:44 PM   #2
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That bigger diff will reduce your clearance. Are you going to run 40" tires?

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Old 08-30-2012, 09:45 PM   #3
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Gonna be wasting a lot more gas :O
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Old 08-30-2012, 10:33 PM   #4
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That bigger diff will reduce your clearance. Are you going to run 40" tires?
I agree. If you a running a tire smaller than 40 inches, you better have at least 300 horses under your hood to get my approval on that heavy of an axle.
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Old 08-30-2012, 10:39 PM   #5
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I do not run these on my jeep however I put them on my ram 1500 and there huge and heavy, your gonna want some power to be pushing those and if not I beefy gear set up, my front is driver side, and I think the rear in those military axles are dana 80's
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Old 08-31-2012, 05:52 AM   #6
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I figured they might be too heavy duty for my 35's. does anyone need some axles? The guy is probably gonna sell them for scrap metal with the rest of the truck.
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Old 08-31-2012, 06:00 AM   #7
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I run dana 60's with 5.13 gears pulling 37 inch tires with a pepped up 4.0,automatic and I think it performs good and gets 15-16 mpg

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