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Re: [Bfix] Dana 60 information needed

From: John Foottit <foottdc9_at_erau.edu>
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2002 18:27:55 -0700

the duff c-bushings are made for dana 44 tubes, that's why I used a spacer
on my radius arm setup...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brian Wickert" <bwickert_at_cnetech.com>
To: "Bronco Addiction" <ebml_at_bronco.com>
Cc: "Broncofix" <ebe_at_broncofix.com>
Sent: Tuesday, February 05, 2002 9:08 PM
Subject: Re: [Bfix] Dana 60 information needed


> I give up! I suck at debating. LOL.........what do you mean I can't do
> that? (damn voices in my head) ok, here it goes.
>
> I believe the duff c-bushing wedges are already setup for D60 3 1/8"
tubes,
> but I'm not sure. Wasn't that the point of them making them?
> The problem with using some off a D30 is that the tubes are only 2 3/8"-2
> 1/2" You would really need to open them up a bunch, and you would loose
the
> shoulder that faces with the tube. Definitely get some D44 wedges,
> preferably truck D44.
>
> I like the GM/Ford TRE's also, and you might as well ream them from the
top
> while your at it, but then you'll need some tapered spacers like BC sells.
> OR, leave the stock TRE attachment stock (helps resale value, cause we
know
> nothing is permanent on our EB's!) and get a set of these hysteer bad boys
> for the 3/4" heims!
>
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/aw-cgi/ebayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=601770826&
> r=0&t=0
>
> My new Motto: Think about how much fun you can have playing with it
today,
> and what the resale value will be tomorrow! I think I have me own
signature
> statement! woo hoo!
> Brian Wickert
> Hanford, CA
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kurt Millard" <kmillard_at_merr.com>
> To: "Bronco Addiction" <ebml_at_bronco.com>
> Cc: "Broncofix" <ebe_at_broncofix.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 05, 2002 7:28 PM
> Subject: Re: [Bfix] Dana 60 information needed
>
>
> > >I would LOVE to debate this with any body.
> >
> > Brian,
> > I have to agree with you on every point you made, except a few.....8).
> >
> >
> > > Add some Duff c-bushing wedges (plus the JohnF and BW spacers, 8^)
> >
> > Call Duff's, Jeff's, etc... or a grind a set off a (preferably broken)
> D30.
> > If the machining could be done for a reasonable price, I'd prefer to
have
> a
> > set of wedges milled to the correct diameter of approx. 3.03" instead of
> > using the spacers. Because of the geometry of the wedges, making a
fixture
> > to clamp them so they can be machined would be a MAJOR PITA. And there
> goes
> > a reasonable price.
> >
> > Because of cost then, the spacers are the way to go IMO.
> >
> >
> >
> > > Heim joint ends on the tieord/draglink would be the easiest.
> >
> > Easiest yes, but the Chevy tie-rods have a higher mis-alignment, and
don't
> > have the pitfalls of heim joints.
> > If you wanted "easy", you wouldn't be installing a D60...LOL!
> >
> > Kurt Millard
> > Cross Plains, WI
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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Received on Wed Feb 06 2002 - 18:27:43 MST


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