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Old 04-27-2013, 06:23 PM   #1
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Question Quick poll for dana 60

I have a chance to pick up a D60 for $100. I'm making a multipurpose rig (on and off road) so I need to know whether its a good idea to use a D60 for the rear on 33"s and an eventual V8 swap? Thoughts?

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Old 04-27-2013, 08:23 PM   #2
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A Dana 60 on 33's isn't going to have much ground clearance.

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Old 04-27-2013, 08:43 PM   #3
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A Dana 60 is well worth $100 if its in decent condition. I agree with kyjeep though. You're going to probably want around 37's with a D60. If you have a the Dana 44 rear option on your Jeep 33's are more than fine. No regearing required for 33" tires and under. I advise if you're going to use it multipurpose just keep your stock axles and throw on some 33's.
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Old 04-27-2013, 09:24 PM   #4
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D60 is a large axle. If it advised that you be running at least 37's with a D60 just because of the ground clearnace issues. Ultimatly a D60 for 33s is WAY over kill. However 100 is a good price and if it was me I would grab it and build it up then save it until I can purchase at least 37's.
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Old 04-27-2013, 10:35 PM   #5
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I was thinking about trying to build it and flip it, make some extra cash. And the only issues with running stocks is the imminent 5.2 swap, I keep reading that the stock axles can't handle the v8, so I was considering a d44/d44 or d44/8.8 combo
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