Originally Posted by keithshotrodshop
Nobody has mentioned yet that the 35 splines are not the same. I figured this out when I tried swapping sterling for dana 70 shafts. They are both 1.5 inch 35 spline, but they are cut at a different angle, and will not slide into eachother. The sterling has wide cut steep splines while the 60/70 has narrow cut splines with less of an angle.
Interesting.. my buddy made a 609, using 50 knuckles, dana 60 shafts and a 9" center. He turned down sterling side gears, and put the in a 9" carrier to make a spool, and the 60 shafts slid right in..