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#1 User is offline   bigugly78CJ5 

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Posted 19 September 2003 - 08:46 PM

Hey does anyone know of some local axle builders and or rebuilders????....ive compiled quite a hunk of cash now...And ive found some guys from ebay and other places not local, that can build me Dana 60s with a 5 on 5 1/2 bolt patterns and all...thats hte route i would truely like to take, i dont want to buy rims normally a do it yourselfer, but ive heard gears require alot of precise settings... and also any idea on prices??...that 5 on 5 1/2 d60, 35 spline, posi trac my choice of gear, the guy said around 1400, with disc breaks...brand new axle, price sounded good to me, buth es in detroit, so thats an east 2-300 shipping extra...

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Posted 19 September 2003 - 08:57 PM

try Steve Gerstner at Differential Engineering in Winter Haven, Fl. He will build whatever combo D60 you could imagine, prices are competitive,,heck even better than most! :jump: . Link is
Steve is a great guy and a pleasure to do bussiness with. Not too far, Winter Haven is near Lakeland. Call him and tell him that Rob from Highway Tire rec him. He'll def take care of you. I bought my front Rockwell from him, great price and excellent service.
PS....he specializes in Dana axles, he also builds a killer 9"
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  Posted 20 September 2003 - 07:23 AM


Try Ruben4x4 for gears and brakes. He is local and might be able to put that setup together. If you have the housing even better.

Are you going full width or do you plan to cut it down? :amazed:

The info that you posted on Differential Engineering could come in handy. Can you please make a post with all the info under the "4x4" shop section so it does not get lost within this thread. Thanks.
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Posted 20 September 2003 - 11:50 AM

Check out Currie Enterprises. They build em to your specs w/ te large 9" axle bearings.
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