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Ok I have a 95 F150 I am doing a SAS. I have a 79 FORD D44 with the standard 5 on 5.5 lug pattern, also a 10.25 with the standard 8 lug pattern. My question is to I change the rear to 5 lug or the front to 8?? What all is invovled and what do I need?? I have searched but i got no real answer. Also please feel free to Flame away. Thanks:flipoff2:
 

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ok for a little variation you could use FSJ (fullsize jeep) 44 fronts off a J20 or such and get 8 lug and flat top knuckles:flipoff2:
what else ya want? :D
 

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actualy doesnt the later year fordss use a wierd 8 lug on metric pattern??
whatever, your call. replace the fronts or get new shat for the rear.
about the same eather way
 

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53CJ3aFlattie said:
Ok I have a 95 F150 I am doing a SAS. I have a 79 FORD D44 with the standard 5 on 5.5 lug pattern, also a 10.25 with the standard 8 lug pattern. My question is to I change the rear to 5 lug or the front to 8?? What all is invovled and what do I need?? I have searched but i got no real answer. Also please feel free to Flame away. Thanks:flipoff2:
First of all make sure the 10.25 is not the 8 lug metric shit. If it is then time to find another donor axle.

The D44 is easy to swap to 8 lug but you are going to have to find an 8 lug donor anyway. I would sell the 5 lug D44 and find a 8 lugger. Problem there is the 8 lugger will be leaf spring not coiled. Not sure what suspension you are planning so it may not matter. If you do want to swap then just swap out the knuckles and call it good.

Good Luck!
 
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