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Old October 20th, 2010, 09:16 AM   #1
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Default 609 front axle in leaf sprung CJ

Considering building a 609 front axle for my cj8, and have a few questions:

1) with the leaf spring spacing on a cj front, how is the packaging side to side with getting leaf perches in there? Likely going to have a passenger drop with a th350 and dana 300 so keeping the pinion as far right is a priority..i'd prefer to go to a spider 9 bujt they are wide. Wasn't sure of the strength of the currie banjo style centers...

2) do the spider 9 offset housings have provisions for inner axle seals?
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Old October 20th, 2010, 05:05 PM   #2
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Inner seals yes, they are on the website. The housing tube to tube is about 18". If you look in the axle shaft page there is a cool excel sheet with some dimensions and profiles on it if it helps at all.

What's your spring pin center distance? I can give you some rough numbers if you need some.
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I found that dimension on their website, I guess I need to go see what my pinion offset is today.
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