Originally Posted by KreepyCrawler
I mean $150 for a 1 ton rear axle is a great price
Great price for what?? A dana 60 thats all ready built with 35 spline 1.5" shafts, or at least a dana 60 that is a U model or a HD with the larger size spindle boars to except the 35 spline shafts.
If not its really a boat anchor, just cause the the rear is a "Dana 60" does not mean its a perfect axle for any type of swap, heck it could even be a mid 70's with 16 spline course shafts, good luck finding a locker for that.
Skip the 60 and look into a 14 Bolt or a similer axle ( really nothing comes close to a 14 B ) with all the beef from the start. Then theres no costly shafts upgrades and you have a R&P you can trust.
Yes I run a 60 rear, but its a steering Chevy 60 built, I had a 14 bolt and it was a perfect axle untill I wanted rear steer.