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Old 02-25-2007, 05:05 PM   #1
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Any front axles that have 8 lug?

Hey guys, i just bought my corporate GM 16 bolt full float axle complete for 190 dollars and it is 8 lug. My question is are there any front axles that come stock 8 lug with driver side drop? The majority Ford axles come 6 lug so that won't be any good. Any ideas or is my only option is buy another chevy axle and buy a different transfer case? Im not considering an Atlas so that is way out of the question. Thanks

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Old 02-25-2007, 06:28 PM   #2
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77-79 F250 had dana 60 8 lug i thought

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Old 02-25-2007, 08:25 PM   #3
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I'd like to see your 16 bolt

I think you maybe mean 14 bolt??

I cut my 14 bolt down to 13 bolts
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Old 02-25-2007, 08:35 PM   #4
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some ford dana 44s had 8 lug pattern.

fwiw, if you're seeing 6 lugs, its a chevy axle, or possibly toy.
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Old 02-25-2007, 09:11 PM   #5
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some ford dana 44s had 8 lug pattern.
there were some F-250's that came with the 8 lug 44. i think most of them were highboys.
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ughh sorry guys...I was so happy i didnt even re-read what i wrote....And yes it is a 14 bolt not 16 (doh!)....From what i understand ford f-350 has driver side drop and 8 lug and that is exactly what i need....Im gonna stop by the junk yard later in the week
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good luck. It isn't all F350 axles. Some have a longer drivers side tube than the others. I believe the axle you are looking for is a 78-79 Ford Dana 60. It is very popular with the wrangler crowd because of the correct offset differential.

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