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Old December 3rd, 2012, 09:36 AM   #1
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I am currently running a 60-2 rear end in my ranger. Spool, 5.13s etc. Now it has 35 spline shafts, but being it is the 60-2, it has thinner tubes. I plan on building a 351 stroker for the truck here in a month or so. Would it be worth upgrading to a 14 bolt?
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Old December 3rd, 2012, 09:56 AM   #2
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I wouldn' t upgrade unless you have broken the 60 already.
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Old December 3rd, 2012, 10:01 AM   #3
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Old December 3rd, 2012, 10:14 AM   #4
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on 37's, it won't be an issue
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Old December 3rd, 2012, 11:12 AM   #5
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I spun the tubes on my 60 running stock shafts, 5.13s, Detroit, 36" TSL. Maybe just add a truss?
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Old December 3rd, 2012, 11:32 AM   #6
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I spun the tubes on my 60 running stock shafts, 5.13s, Detroit, 36" TSL. Maybe just add a truss?
Weld the tubes

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Old December 3rd, 2012, 11:38 AM   #7
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Weld the tubes and add the truss and should be good to go
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Old December 3rd, 2012, 01:38 PM   #8
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Good deal. Thanks guys. Plans are to go to 40s possibly in the future, so I just want to be prepared. Engine should be ~450-500 horse. I just want to make sure im all set before I get it together and I trash the rear end in 10 minutes..
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Old December 3rd, 2012, 01:40 PM   #9
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on 37's, it won't be an issue
Go play with your fancy air shocks!
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Old December 3rd, 2012, 01:55 PM   #10
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If you only had the 60 with no $ put into it, I'd tell you to go get a 14B. Since you already have the 60 geared and locked, I'd do the above and run it. You already spent the money once, might as well use it.
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Old December 3rd, 2012, 01:58 PM   #11
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There is no fun in spending the money once .
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Old December 3rd, 2012, 02:30 PM   #12
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There is no fun in spending the money once .
I got the talk the other night. Moral of the story, never follow your advice when it comes to spending money!
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Old December 3rd, 2012, 02:45 PM   #13
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My advice . I've learned my lesson

I only built a D35 TTB, D44 Narrow, D44 FullWidth, before Finally building a 60. Not including rear axles .
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I only built a D35 TTB, D44 Narrow, D44 FullWidth, before Finally building a 60. Not including rear axles .
He learns quick.
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Old December 3rd, 2012, 03:50 PM   #15
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He learns quick.
Wow, atleast i know how i'm spoken of.
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Those weren't my exact words or the moral, but it's funnier than what I actually said
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do the 14 bolt...lol
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Old December 3rd, 2012, 09:28 PM   #18
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^ Just gotta be the outcast dont you.. Haha
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Those weren't my exact words or the moral, but it's funnier than what I actually said
Eh, it was close enough!
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If ur gonna have that much power I'd find a 14 bolt

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