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Old May 15th, 2007, 08:30 PM   #1
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Default Dana 44 scout axle high steer

Really want to do a high steer kit on my jeep with scout dana 44
So far haven't been able to locate a good place to get the parts under $800. Anyone have any suggestions for cheaper?

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Old May 16th, 2007, 07:06 AM   #2
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1 buy a scout 2 dana 44
2 buy a late 70s chevy dana 44 with flat tops and small bearing spindles
3 mill, drill and tap the passenger side knuckle
4 buy ford 5 lug hubs/rotors
5 assemble scout housing, chevy knuckles, chevy caliper brackets, chevy calipers, chevy spindles and ford 5 on 5.5 hubs
6 furnish with highsteer arms of your choice.

your going to be into it for about $800 nomatter how you do it unless you already have the parts laying around. for what its worth i have about 2400 into my front dana 44 alone. (highsteer, detroit, chromoly shafts, nothing too fancy)
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Old May 17th, 2007, 09:00 PM   #3
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IIRC you can use the scout knuckle and just have them milled and drilled. Shouldn't be out that much then.
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Here is a set of new knuckles for $375 http://www.dandcextreme.com/product.asp?pkID=110
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