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Old 05-29-2011, 10:21 PM
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Default Dana 44

Can anyone tell me about Dana 44's and would one be good enough to serve as the front axle for a Ranger in a SAS?

I have found one on sale on craigslist and I am considering snatching it up to begin rebuilding it. However, I cannot find much info on if there are Dana 44's that are better than other types of Dana 44 front axles. I can find this kind of info for Dana 60's, so Im wondering if 44's are the same way with some being more desirable than others.

I do intend to do more google research and some searching on various forums, this one included but figured Id put my question out there for now to see what I can get here first and foremost.

And if anyone is wanting to know, the axle in question is from a 1979 Jeep Wagoneer.
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Old 06-02-2011, 08:44 PM
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Bump. Anyone got any info?
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Old 06-02-2011, 08:47 PM
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good one for rstangboi.. maybe pm him and ask.. i believe he runs a dana 44...
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Old 06-02-2011, 08:50 PM
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he still has a dana 44, he got a rear 60. ummm there are a few options for 44s, you can get one out of an 80s jeep wagoneer, or any solid axle bronco. you need a passenger side drop. thats the important part. the bronco axle is way better cause its a high pinion as opposed to the waggy low pinion. you can also use a f-150 or f-250 front axle but they are pretty damn wide.
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Old 06-02-2011, 08:53 PM
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thanks for correcting me ben..
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Old 06-02-2011, 08:54 PM
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its what i do yo. but in all fairness he did some things to it, he swapped in 8 lig outers to make it stronger and match the dana 60.
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Old 06-02-2011, 08:55 PM
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yeah.. i thought he went with full width dana 60's from a dodge.. at least thats what i heard.. guess i misunderstood..
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Old 06-02-2011, 08:58 PM
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the 60 he has is narrowed, he wants to keep it clean but capable. i agree, but i want mine to be a lil nastier, like tube bumpers a cage and stuff like that. and coilovers up front. damn i need to get that 44 i have under my truck.
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hell yeah.. get to it.. i think were kinda thread jackin now.. lol
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Old 06-02-2011, 09:00 PM
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cough cough i mean yeah bronco or jeep axle!
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hahaha.. just make sure its a passenger side drop.. lol (back to the norcal chat thread)
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