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From: Gadsden, Al
Registered: Aug 99

posted 09-13-2003 10:46 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Dave_C   Click Here to Email Dave_C     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Going to help a friend convert his truck to rear disks.

This a cherry (orignal owner) 69 model Ford F350 ramp truck. It's used to haul his race car. 390 powered, but we have a new 410 (w 427 heads) on the engine stand ready to go in along with a 5 speed OD from a 1 ton dodge truck. The 5 speed is an NV4500 and uses an adapter plate to bolt to the original 4 speed bellhousing.

We've replaced the front spindles and drums with a disk setup from an early 70's F350. We want to put disks on the rear also.

The rearend is a dual rear wheel Dana 60. Does anyone know of any trucks that might have disks we could swap over? Any aftermarket kits available? All the new F-350 trucks have rear disks, but they use a Dana 80 for the dually and the hubs take different wheels. (lug located wheels vs hub located wheels).


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From: Biddeford,Me.USA
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posted 09-14-2003 09:33 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for MLariviere   Click Here to Email MLariviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
What do the Dodge trucks run,Dana 60 or 70?

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