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Old December 15th, 2010, 05:48 PM   #1
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Dodge truck axle identification help

94-2001ish body style
360 with a manual
Rclb 4x4

Anyone have any idea what axles it has? Gears? d60s???

I'm thinking it's around a 97 but I'm not 100% sure

If anyone could tell me how to figure out the year from the exterior then I could tell for sure
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Old December 15th, 2010, 05:51 PM   #2
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Also that should be a nv4500 trans correct? What about tcase?
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Old December 15th, 2010, 06:16 PM   #3
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http://www.jeepgod.net/axleid.html

hope this helps
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Old December 15th, 2010, 06:16 PM   #4
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http://dodgeram.org/tech/specs/axle/rear_axle.html
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Old December 15th, 2010, 06:26 PM   #5
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The problem is i dont have it in front of me so i cant look at it.

second link says the rear should be a d60 i THINK if im reading it right at least. so i guess it helps alittle....Anyone have any idea on the front and/or how to tell the year of the truck. All i have to look at are some exterior pics.
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Old December 15th, 2010, 06:36 PM   #6
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Well i just got a few mins of spare time and did some research. It should have a 60 front and rear if its not a "light duty" 2500. Which im pretty sure its not, it has 8 lug axles. looks like the trans is definetly a nv4500.

Anyone know if those dana 60 fronts are good for jeep swaps. I mean i know there stronger, but what about this axle vs a ford 60 with locking hubs? Seems like locking hubs would be better for a jeep swap. Can you put different outer knuckles on them and convert them to the old style/ford style with locking hubs?


Basically im thinking about buying the truck for the engine and axles and scrapping the rest. I want to put the 360 in my tj and then hopefully sell the axles and body parts to make up some costs.
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Old December 15th, 2010, 09:25 PM   #7
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If it has a nv4500 id be interested in it.
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Old December 15th, 2010, 10:06 PM   #8
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If i do end up getting it, ill be using the nv4500 in my tj so i wouldnt want to sell it.
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Old December 16th, 2010, 07:22 PM   #9
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Is it a half ton or 3/4 ton? Half ton would have dana 44 front and 9 1/4 rear. Light duty 3/4 ton would be an 8 lug dana 44. Atleast that is what my dads 97 2500 has in it. Rear axle would be a dana 60 on the 3/4 tons with the exception of the dana 80.
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