i hear that you can take a wagoneer dana 44 front axle and put chevy knuckles on it to have to switch over to 5x5.5 lugs..will this work and what year knuckles do i need? and would the rotors and stuff be the same year off that truck?
Wagoneer knuckles are pretty much the same as Chevy knuckles, so what's the point?
You need to make sure you have the proper spindle. It's the one used on Chevy and FS Jeeps through mid-1976. It's part number 706528X. Then you just use Ford Bronco bearings and hub/rotor assemblies. The spindle you want is the middle one in this picture:
The Wagoneer axles use a 6 on 5.5 bolt pattern and that is the same as most of the older chevy str axle 4x4's the (6 lug) wheels will interchange.
I dunno if this will help or not but 6 lug wheels are everywhere....
prostock all you need is to see if you have the correct spindles along with the Ford wheelbearing hubs and rotors already mentioned. GM (Chevy) and Jeep 44 parts are readily interchangable so don't get hung up of Chevy vs Wagoneer). Go search the hardcore Jeep board for the correct recipe. It's been covered there a hundred times if it's been covered once. I know I've typed it out many times and really don't want to go over it again.
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