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Old 08-22-2010, 09:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
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kingpin dana 44

1968 f250 flavor. where can i find parts. I know its not ideal but its what I have to work with right now. I have been researching cant really find anything but pics.Can anyone point me toward a site with more info on it? thanks if you can help
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Old 08-22-2010, 10:11 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I have a front kingpin open knuckle high pinion 44, 5 lug. Missing one drum and locking hubs. If you are in norcal its for sale.
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Old 08-22-2010, 11:34 AM   #3 (permalink)
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1968 f250 flavor. where can i find parts. I know its not ideal but its what I have to work with right now. I have been researching cant really find anything but pics.Can anyone point me toward a site with more info on it? thanks if you can help
Good luck! Trunnion pins, bearings, shims and seals are far and few between . . . especially the shims used to set the knuckle preload. Ford used the same hokey setup on the EB Dana 30, early F100 HP Dana 44 and F250 Dana 44 axles.

I know there's someone out there with a bunch of stashed NOS parts but the bastid is in deep hiding. It would probably be easier to swap in a ball joint axle.
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Old 08-22-2010, 01:23 PM   #4 (permalink)
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they early bronco resto places have all yhe dana 30 stuff if its the same as 44 try them
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Old 08-22-2010, 03:51 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Good luck! Trunnion pins, bearings, shims and seals are far and few between . . . especially the shims used to set the knuckle preload. Ford used the same hokey setup on the EB Dana 30, early F100 HP Dana 44 and F250 Dana 44 axles.

I know there's someone out there with a bunch of stashed NOS parts but the bastid is in deep hiding. It would probably be easier to swap in a ball joint axle.
Bronco graveyard, quad 4x4, and somebody else on this site all sell kingpin 44 parts. Its not that hard to buy parts for them, hell the last time I bought the shims it was at Napa.
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thanks for the reply guys. It is a closed knuckle. I tried today to put disc brakes on it everything fits but the caliper.Caliper hits at the outside rear kingpin bolt.. thanks guys
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Can you do high steer on this axle like the 60? From the looks it is doable would have to machine arm rear bolts depth of 1 2/8th inch front 2 are studs strong enough????
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The bronco vendors may get them directly from
six states distributors
http://www.sixstates.com/products/products.jsp
I tend to get most of my axle and shaft parts from them
They will ship if your not near a depot
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