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Has anyone tried the dana 300 t-case swap that OTT has come up with , its to keep the toyota crawler and replace the toyota t-case w/ the dana . BAD!!!!!!!!!!!!! any pics would be appreciated <IMG SRC="smilies/idea.gif" border="0">
 

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I wonder why you'd do this? You can get the same twin sticks and low range sets with the Toy case that you can get for the D300.

And it's not as if our X-fer cases have been blowing up anyway.

I could only see this if you had the D300 built already.</font>
 

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Originally posted by MasterYota:
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I wonder why you'd do this? You can get the same twin sticks and low range sets with the Toy case that you can get for the D300.

And it's not as if our X-fer cases have been blowing up anyway.

I could only see this if you had the D300 built already.</font></STRONG>
Well there are a multitude of reasons 1st is the dana 300 is stock w/ 23 splines toyota require ugraded , its easier to clock a dan 300 that the yota case , Im running a dana 44 and 9" so its easy to get a 1350 series u joint with out a drive flange , the dana 300 is a cast iron case not aluminum , in its stock form its lower geared 2.61 as opposed to 2.28 , im not saying the toyota is a bad case but dont get me wrong if all stock t-cases were good noone would ever change also also if edison hadnt invented the light bulb most couldnt see?
 

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And if a frog had wings he wouldn't bump his ass when he jumped. Point being, toy cases live behind everything from a 4 banger to a SB 8. If your building a high horse rig, then maybe change the case (I'd go 205 doubled personally) but otherwise why?
 

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Just because you can dosent mean you should? What do you mean what is my point? The 205 would be to long t clock even close to flat no to metion that you would have to outboard your spring in order for the d. shaft to be strait w/ the yoke for a dana 44 and would be extremely to heavy?
 

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i have not done a 300 swap but it would be cool. the twin stick that allows you to run front wheel drive only is a bonus. (toyotas don't do that.) also if ott is building it you can bet it is a nice adapter. i have one of their sm420 to toy tcase adapters and it is the highest quality adapter i have ever seen. it also lets you clock the toy t-case.
 

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if i'm not mistaken you can't run front wheel drive with the toy case which you can with the 300. with the doubled 205 you could get a whopping 4.1to1 big wow.
 

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Ah, the relief when someone can see what I mean , Camo send me some pics of your adapter for your sm420 , your right ott is the high end of high end adapters quaility rules!
 

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i guess camo was typing at the same time as me. thanks for beating me to it <IMG SRC="smilies/wink.gif" border="0">. camo how long is your setup from bell housing to tail shaft? i was thinking on using toy cases on my Jeep build up.

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I think in time to come the dana will reign suprme , Im crossing my fingers that OTT will produce this item . If enough interest is shown in it they would please think and talk to everone you can about the pro and cons for this topic , thanks <IMG SRC="smilies/idea.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/idea.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/idea.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/idea.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/idea.gif" border="0">
 

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i will measure it and let ya know

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Originally posted by techguru73:
<STRONG>I think in time to come the dana will reign suprme</STRONG>
<font color="yellow">Assuming you have a stock Toyota drivetrain, I see no reason (other than FWD) to undertake this swap. You can get deeper gears for the toyota, and yes the 300 is 23-spline, but the strength difference is marginal. Plus I'd like to see you double 300's with a proven, ~$400 off-the-shelf product. Let alone lenthening the drivetrain by only 6.5 inches.

Again, the strength difference is marginal, and you simply can't go as low as cheap with the Dana as you can with Toyota components.

If (as you mentioned) you already have dana axles or maybe a chevy engine (which are commonly adapted to the 300 in jeeps) than it might make sense. But I have Toy axles and engine, so I don't really see the point.</font>
 

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Ill have pics of it soon going to buy it today thanks chris <IMG SRC="smilies/smokin.gif" border="0">
 
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