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Old April 21st, 2007, 05:51 PM   #1
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I have a 1980 front yota axle from a pickup. What if any parts are the same as my 85 4runner? I was thinking about selling it but if the axle shafts and spindles are the same I will keep them for spares.
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everything should work in your 85 axle the only difference is the housing and maybe the ring and pinion
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Yep, same knuckles, spindles all that.Also the same as cruiser axles 1979 and up.The long side axle is different but the short side is the same.Same birfields.Lock outs too.
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I'm not sure if the brakes are the same.Cruiser rotors are vented.I think the mini truck guys use em with the ifs calipers... maybe?
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Yep, just the housing itself is different, as it doesn't have the full gusseting that the 84-85s do. Not a huge deal, thats not usually where you bend them, anyway.

All the parts should be compatible.
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