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Old September 17th, 2008, 06:46 AM   #1
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toyota axles and 15x7 6 on 5.5 steel wheels

the cheaper the better, must be complete and if you have driveshafts that is a plus
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Old September 17th, 2008, 06:55 AM   #2
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Old September 17th, 2008, 07:40 AM   #3
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I have axles compleat $300 for front and rear.

I have the wheels to 15x8 wite wagon they can go with the axles or $50 bucks by them self.

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Old September 17th, 2008, 07:58 AM   #4
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I have axles compleat $300 for front and rear.

I have the wheels to 15x8 wite wagon they can go with the axles or $50 bucks by them self.

you're going to have to tell me more about them if you're asking for $300

what condition are they in? runable? anything aftermarket? what year are they? gear ratio? do you have driveshafts?
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Old September 17th, 2008, 08:04 AM   #5
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Old September 17th, 2008, 08:26 AM   #6
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you're going to have to tell me more about them if you're asking for $300

what condition are they in? runable? anything aftermarket? what year are they? gear ratio? do you have driveshafts?
Used condition compleat. 4:10 ratio No aftermarket stuff at all. You going to have to put longfeilds in them any way and arp studs with hysteer arms I have drive shafts but they are prob. not the right lenght for you. You did not say If you wanted cv or single joint.
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Old September 17th, 2008, 08:29 AM   #7
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single joint, length doesnt matter because they will be retubed anyways.

what year? they sound decient but I dont know what the best ones will be at this point.
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Old September 17th, 2008, 08:57 AM   #8
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single joint, length doesnt matter because they will be retubed anyways.

what year? they sound decient but I dont know what the best ones will be at this point.
I have one single joint and a bunch of cv style the only differance on the front axles is the first ones had no guset on the botton and the next gen front axle ant a guset to the ubolts and in 1985 the guset went almost to the end. I have both. The one front that I would sell is a 1983 short guset and the axle has been sand blasted but has some suface rust on it. did you want a pre 86 rear or a 86 or newer rear the pre 86 is 3" narower. I have both. For a toyota axle to hold up you need good gusets anyway more than the factory ones.


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I'm not worried about gussets, I can make the housing plenty strong much easier than I can make it wider.

so what ones are closer to 60" wms-wms?
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Old September 17th, 2008, 10:55 AM   #10
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I'm not worried about gussets, I can make the housing plenty strong much easier than I can make it wider.

so what ones are closer to 60" wms-wms?
All mini truck fronts are the same width, from ~1978 to 1985. They are usually listed at 55.5" WMS-WMS, but my understanding with many chats with Brian Ellinger at Front Range / Diamond axle is that actually meausre 56.1" or so... splitting hairs there..

They progressively get stronger in the housing, with the 84-85 being the strongest. However, the failure point is commonly just inside from the ball, which is the same strength on all. Basic knuckle gussets welded on eliminate this failure point.

Now, rear axles, 1978-1985 are 55" WMS. 1986+ are 58" WMS. The later axles also have much bigger drum brakes (I think they are 2" x 11").


So a very common setup is to run 1.5" spacers on the front axle and a later wide axle, to get a reasonably wide setup.


If you wan to run discs on the rear, I can show you the brackets on mine, its very simple to make.
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Old September 17th, 2008, 11:21 AM   #11
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I have a set of axles in a 85 4Runner 4.88 gears, Detroit cheezy locker in rear $500
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Old September 17th, 2008, 11:42 AM   #12
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I will post pics of my axles tomarow I did not use spacer to gain the extra 3" very simple to do. I am also in the proces of making a full floter setup in the rear.
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Old September 17th, 2008, 02:49 PM   #13
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I have a set of 4 (maybe 5) rims, steel wagon wheels.

Not prety, (black paint over chrome) but not expensive, $10 each
(but if I have 5 you gotta take all 5, I want them gone)

Let me know, I can snap a few pics if you like.

I have two good Toyota front CV driveshafts as well if that helps you. and a Long WB rear IIRC.
I have various other driveshafts you might be able to use depending on your application, best bet is to come look and see what I have.
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Old September 18th, 2008, 06:41 PM   #14
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How To Make Wider









I will give more detail in my build post. They are all toyota part#s
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