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bigrig81
11-08-2012, 03:55 PM
Hey guys I just want to see if I am out to lunch...feel like I'm asking a stupid question but..... is this a dana 44 Kingpin in this 1984 3/4ton chev truck? it's a 30 spline outer if that makes any difference. I screwed up and thought it was a 10 bolt.... without even looking I just told the kid to count bolts so now we have a 10 bolt on the table that is no good....

any if so does anyone have a new rotor/hub/nuts/spindle etc..... This kid brought this into class with no bearings left and once the hub was off the whole assembly came right off without having to remove the axlenuts.... the guy let him drive it away like that. [16]

anyway if you can help this kid out that would be awesome!

cheers [cheers]

B
11-08-2012, 03:59 PM
its a dana 60 ....

youngun
11-08-2012, 05:34 PM
its a dana 60 ....

Always broke
11-08-2012, 08:50 PM
[cheers]its a dana 60 ....

youngun
11-08-2012, 09:10 PM
Lucky kid I might add

bigrig81
11-12-2012, 07:06 PM
Ok thanks guys. If you don't mind me asking, how do you know this is a 60 and not a 44? I need to know the differences apparently haha

and yes, he is a very lucky kid for sure.

stockwheels
11-12-2012, 08:04 PM
At least u messed up the right way

4skin
11-12-2012, 09:23 PM
44s are ball joint unless its a close knuckle and that aint

Kingblazer84
11-12-2012, 09:31 PM
its a dana 44 you dont need that axle ill take it off your hands lol :P nah you got a kingpin dana 60 there dude good on yah

jnyblazer
11-12-2012, 11:05 PM
why cant that happen to me? great score, wana sell it?lol

bigrig81
11-13-2012, 12:15 PM
ok so I did a bit more digging cuz I could have sworn that before i made the post that on a site I read about dana 44 coming with kingpins. now that was just reading and not looking at pictures and from what I can see from this thread (below) on pirate that they did come in a kingpin but are stupidly rare, had i known that, I probably could have drawn the conclusion it was a 60 haha

http://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/general-4x4-discussion/524237-dana-44-kingpin.html

back to the kid, turns out he got this truck a non running cr125 and an iphone4 on a trade for a audi a4 that he paid $1900 for at an auction!


Thanks again!

youngun
11-13-2012, 07:13 PM
kid got a smokin deal on that, thats awesome