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Mulvihill64 06-01-2013 10:20 PM

My lucky find
 
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So today I picked up a dana 44 in great condition along with the driveshaft for... A whopping $400.
I can't wait to install it next weekend

Duckquackers 06-01-2013 10:28 PM

Sweeeeeeeeeeeet, nice find...

Mulvihill64 06-02-2013 01:41 AM

Thanks... Anyone have any suggestions to make the swap go smoothly

Jeepbass01 06-02-2013 02:51 AM

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Originally Posted by Mulvihill64 (Post 3816461)
Thanks... Anyone have any suggestions to make the swap go smoothly

Wd-40 Rust release spray or a rust-penetrating spray on all the bolts... before you start removing the stock axle..... :punk:

Great find!!!

jeepwayoflife 06-02-2013 03:01 AM

Are you going to paint it? I did the exact thing the past few weeks. Bought a Dana 44 all rusty from a nice guy on here, sanded it all down, replaced bearings (easy because I already had it apart to clean it), put new brakes on, and painted it. Clean out the axle tubes and differential with brake cleaner thoroughly at the least. Just put it in last weekend with no problems.

Day I got it: http://i1287.photobucket.com/albums/...ps58fffb39.jpg

After paint was done: http://i1287.photobucket.com/albums/...psb778a3df.jpg

Mulvihill64 06-02-2013 03:50 PM

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Primed and painted today


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