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Re: avco diesel conversion

Unread postby 77Travco on Wed Aug 10, 2016 4:47 pm

You have a front axle in mind for the 4x4 setup yet? I'm curious to see what you use.
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Re: avco diesel conversion

Unread postby gon2sea on Wed Aug 10, 2016 8:03 pm

Yes, a dana super 60 out of a 2006 or newer f450 /f550, its wider than the other dana 60's and much stronger than the standard dana 60, not that the standard dana 60 is weak as it is rated at 6000lbs. the tube wall thinkness and diameter is bigger than the standard 60, the ball joints / knuckle assemble is quite a bit bigger and it also has bigger ujoints.
i will have to make wheel adapters to go from 10 lug to the motorhome 6 lug BUD pattern i am running. i just got some nice 19.5 ALCOA's to upgrade the look. ill use a NP263 electric shift transfer case.
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Re: avco diesel conversion

Unread postby 77Travco on Thu Aug 11, 2016 11:18 am

Sounds like you have a plan! I would personally stick with 10 lug 19.5 wheels that bolt straight onto the axle... maybe swap the rear axle to match. Otherwise carry 2 spares or maybe none at all.
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