D60 or 70? - Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest

Go Back   Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest > 4x4 Talk > Axle Tech
GL4x4 Live! GL4x4 Casino

greatlakes4x4.com is the premier Great Lakes 4x4 Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Search
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old September 4th, 2006, 12:09 PM   #1
Leanz
Full taste of tender
 
Leanz's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-04-05
Location: Oakland County, MI
Posts: 5,312
iTrader: (11)
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Default D60 or 70?





http://mav.wastegate.net/tech/dana60-70.html

looks like a d70 according to that website... it was sold to me as a d60? maybe im just retarded and there are some d60s that have d70 housings!? tell me what you think

and the ring gear says 70 dana... maybe that has no correlation though. i ran the #'s off the ring gear and nothing came up... i need the #s from the housing, but its really hard to get to right now
Leanz is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old September 4th, 2006, 12:11 PM   #2
BMFmike
meh.
 
BMFmike's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-06-05
Location: Grand Haven
Posts: 7,816
iTrader: (6)
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Default

70!!!!!11!!1
BMFmike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 4th, 2006, 12:14 PM   #3
clarkstoncracker
lol
 
clarkstoncracker's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-03-05
Location: OC - MI
Posts: 42,539
iTrader: (40)
Mentioned: 116 Post(s)
Send a message via AIM to clarkstoncracker
Default

when I was shopping for axles, I looked into a dana 70.. The only difference is the ring gear is bigger then the dana 60. I think it was less then an inch of difference.

Hopeflly you have the dana 70HD... There are 70's with smaller junk in them, I don't remember their code.
__________________
clarkstoncracker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 4th, 2006, 12:15 PM   #4
Leanz
Full taste of tender
 
Leanz's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-04-05
Location: Oakland County, MI
Posts: 5,312
iTrader: (11)
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Default

yes 9.75 or 10.5
Leanz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 4th, 2006, 12:30 PM   #5
TJrockdogg
Living on the Edge
 
TJrockdogg's Avatar
 
Join Date: 01-10-06
Location: Chesterfield,MI
Posts: 2,076
iTrader: (7)
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Default

that thing looks like it has been wet for some time, I just did the 10 bolt in my van with 250K on it and didn't even come close to the rust in that.
TJrockdogg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 4th, 2006, 12:47 PM   #6
Leanz
Full taste of tender
 
Leanz's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-04-05
Location: Oakland County, MI
Posts: 5,312
iTrader: (11)
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Default

well that will happen to any axle that sits for a while with no fluid, the rust dosnt matter.... i just want to know d70 or not.
Leanz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 4th, 2006, 12:49 PM   #7
BMFmike
meh.
 
BMFmike's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-06-05
Location: Grand Haven
Posts: 7,816
iTrader: (6)
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by BMFmike
70!!!!!11!!1
x2
BMFmike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 4th, 2006, 12:54 PM   #8
DetR6oit
Senior Member
 
Join Date: 11-16-05
Location: Detroit
Posts: 654
iTrader: (2)
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by clarkstoncracker
when I was shopping for axles, I looked into a dana 70.. The only difference is the ring gear is bigger then the dana 60. I think it was less then an inch of difference.

Hopeflly you have the dana 70HD... There are 70's with smaller junk in them, I don't remember their code.

Thats not true. Basicly everything on the 70 is bigger, axle tube size, axle tube thickness, axle shaft size, and along with ring gear.


The only differance between most of the Dana 70s is the housing shape and strength. There are some that have differences in the carrier that can make getting lockers for them harder I believe.


Does it have shafts? what spline are they?
DetR6oit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 4th, 2006, 12:55 PM   #9
BMFmike
meh.
 
BMFmike's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-06-05
Location: Grand Haven
Posts: 7,816
iTrader: (6)
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DetR6oit
Does it have shafts? what spline are they?
Dude, thats way to easy to count the splines.
BMFmike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 4th, 2006, 01:05 PM   #10
Leanz
Full taste of tender
 
Leanz's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-04-05
Location: Oakland County, MI
Posts: 5,312
iTrader: (11)
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Default

30 spline hmmmmm.... d60 shafts? d70 housing?

Last edited by Leanz; September 4th, 2006 at 01:07 PM.
Leanz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 4th, 2006, 01:07 PM   #11
BMFmike
meh.
 
BMFmike's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-06-05
Location: Grand Haven
Posts: 7,816
iTrader: (6)
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by BMFmike
60!!!!!11!!1

Told you so
BMFmike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 4th, 2006, 01:31 PM   #12
DetR6oit
Senior Member
 
Join Date: 11-16-05
Location: Detroit
Posts: 654
iTrader: (2)
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Leanz

I just noticed that guy stole my old pics I took, and put up on MJ for the axle identification thing.
DetR6oit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 4th, 2006, 01:35 PM   #13
DetR6oit
Senior Member
 
Join Date: 11-16-05
Location: Detroit
Posts: 654
iTrader: (2)
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Leanz
30 spline hmmmmm.... d60 shafts? d70 housing?


Does't the number on the lower right hand webbing say 60??? Thats about as obvious as it gets. I don't see anything that makes me think its a 70. The number on the ring gear means nothing. That number is the manufacture date I believe

Last edited by DetR6oit; September 4th, 2006 at 01:42 PM.
DetR6oit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 4th, 2006, 02:32 PM   #14
Leanz
Full taste of tender
 
Leanz's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-04-05
Location: Oakland County, MI
Posts: 5,312
iTrader: (11)
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Default

it says 80. and the left side of the pig, top and bottom both show (according to those pics) its a 70, but the right side shows its a 60? ahhh who cares, looking at the brakes makes me think its a 60 too ... bummer
Leanz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 4th, 2006, 02:59 PM   #15
Cooter
Dad Kickin' It OldSkool
 
Cooter's Avatar
 
Join Date: 12-04-05
Location: Chi-caw-go
Posts: 4,517
iTrader: (16)
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Default

Looks like a 60. 30 splines shafts are 60 Check the BOM if you really want to know everything about it.
__________________
Michigan- The Only Great Lakes State South of the Mason-Dixon Line.
Cooter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 4th, 2006, 09:17 PM   #16
biohazardbill
The Biohazards
 
biohazardbill's Avatar
 
Join Date: 03-02-06
Location: Forsyth, Ga
Posts: 4,147
iTrader: (10)
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Default

I have a D70 in the garage if you wanna look at it to compare.
biohazardbill is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 4th, 2006, 09:25 PM   #17
Haggar
Covered in mud...
 
Haggar's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-06-05
Location: Oxford, MI
Posts: 17,649
iTrader: (55)
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Default

Looks like a 70... but just get a ruler and measure the ring gear.

Some people don't know the difference, since they take the same cover...
Haggar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 4th, 2006, 10:06 PM   #18
Cooter
Dad Kickin' It OldSkool
 
Cooter's Avatar
 
Join Date: 12-04-05
Location: Chi-caw-go
Posts: 4,517
iTrader: (16)
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Default

Here is a 70

Look at the extra beef in the housing (sorry, Billavista has the picture of it upside down)



D70s were much more common in duallies than SRW applications.

Here is a better one- look at the location of the pinion. (Again, upside down- I would rehost and flip these pix, but because I am on dial up, you wouldn't get this post 'till next week some time)



Yours

(I just stole you picture and flipped and rehosted it because it was easier)

Also, check where the extra casting material extends past the cover. (upside down, and already partially shaved) Also see how much less room there is between the lower (now upper) bolt holes and the inside of the housing.



They commonly have lots of beef in the center section.

__________________
Michigan- The Only Great Lakes State South of the Mason-Dixon Line.

Last edited by Cooter; September 4th, 2006 at 10:10 PM.
Cooter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 6th, 2006, 07:58 AM   #19
PavementPounder
I am the law.
 
PavementPounder's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-05-05
Location: Birmingham, Michigan 48009
Posts: 29,824
iTrader: (224)
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Default



D60 left, D70 right. Note the extra webbing on the driver's side (big rib like a HP front has) and significantly different contours all around the top half of the case compared to the D60. Notice also the obvious overall difference in case depth and tube diameter. The centersection/axle model number will be the one on the passenger lower web, which you said was 60.



Quote:
Originally Posted by DetR6oit
The only differance between most of the Dana 70s is the housing shape and strength. There are some that have differences in the carrier that can make getting lockers for them harder I believe.
The one you see on the right is my CJ-8 axle, which is a 2-pc carrier Dodge. I haven't been told that there was anything odd about it when we were looking into options during the build, but that was probably because we were looking up Detroits. I have one of the mid-80's big-bearing Chevy D70's as well, but have not opened it yet. I don't have any before/after pics of the Ram's D70. Here's a picture of one of the 2-pc carriers:


Last edited by PävementPounder; September 6th, 2006 at 08:26 AM.
PavementPounder is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 6th, 2006, 08:54 AM   #20
KILLER"B"468
Yankabilly
 
KILLER"B"468's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-06-05
Location: Hendersonville Tn.
Posts: 7,945
iTrader: (19)
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Default

It is a 60... NO 70's came with 30 spline axles... There are many versions of the 70. The pinions are offset differently between application. Like mentioned above some are harder to find lockers for then the others due to carrier design. The most common is the dana 70 "U". There is also a dana 70 that only comes in a 3.73 and that is it no other gear will fit in it.
__________________
being on the eastern edge of the central time zone sucks...it gets dark WAY to early.

Quote:
Originally Posted by jeepbrattt View Post
An occasional jello or vasoline wrestling match isn't out of the question either.
KILLER"B"468 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest > 4x4 Talk > Axle Tech

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:35 PM.


Powered by: vBulletin, Copyright ©2000 - 2012, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. Runs best on HiVelocity Hosting.
Page generated in 0.28461 seconds with 80 queries