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Old 05-06-2003, 08:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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78 1 ton axle question

Okay, I've got a line on a 78 chevy 1-ton tow truck, minus the axles. Is there a straight axle I can cheaply put under it? I am going back to 2wd, as this would be a street only rig. (tow truck) All the 2wd rig I've seen were ifs, but this would be a pain in the rear to convert to. Is there an alxe that'll fit on the d60 springs?
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10 bolt... dana 44... BTW - Ur nuts!
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Old 05-11-2003, 12:47 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Maybe get a beam axle from a heavy P-30 (walk-in) van. It uses 10-lug wheels, so get the rear end and matching wheels too
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Old 05-12-2003, 10:05 AM   #4 (permalink)
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yeah, since its a 1 ton and doesnt even have the axles you might as well get some crazy 5 ton axles or somthing obscene.
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Old 05-12-2003, 04:09 PM   #5 (permalink)
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get a D60 and weld heavy tube where the pumpkin and axle tubes were
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