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Yea, I think 7-8 is more like it. Some people do as much as 11-12. (Not sure about that much) I had my project at the 3-4 and then changed it to 6-7. It drives way better.
I agree with the 6-7. To spread that out I would say 5-8. But it does depend on the lift/tire setup. A smaller lift/tire combo you could probably stay in the 3-5* area. For a larger setup I would say 5-8 is where you want to be. But as you pointed out Elliot, your pinion angle is going to suffer. Especially when you get to the 7 and 8 caster number. But that's just the reality of the situation, unless you want to cut and turn the C's. At around 5-6 you will probably get drive line vibrations depending on your lift and tire details. I assume you have manual hubs so unlocking solves that problem. How much actual lift are you running and what size tires?

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Ive got about 6" of lift. 37 inch iroks. Manual hubs. Im putting hydro assist on my truck soon aswell as beadlocks. Being as its more a trail rig only now. I may wait, see how it drives with the ram assist and then re asses. Ill pull a wheel off tonight and re check the current casyer but i think im at three

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passenger drop sas builds/info

Hey Guys,
did the search not really finding what im looking for.
I might be searching for the wrong thing i dont know...
I am currently running a 3/4 ton 2wd set up on my 83. (10.25 in the rear)
It has been on there long enough. I have a set of obtainable cucv axles nearby and was looking for passenger drop conversions. so ill take and links, keywords or names you have thanks guys!

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So I am thinking of doing a sas on my 90, I have access to a 97 Ram 1500 with a coil over d44, what would be included in putting this in my bronco? is it the right width? if its line up right will the driveshaft meet the pumpkin yoke? where can I buy radius arms? What about steering set up?

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So I am thinking of doing a sas on my 90, I have access to a 97 Ram 1500 with a coil over d44, what would be included in putting this in my bronco? is it the right width? if its line up right will the driveshaft meet the pumpkin yoke? where can I buy radius arms? What about steering set up?
Is the Dodge diff on the left? If so, it shouldn't be too tough. You could use the arms from the Dodge or make your own links.

I still say, if your going to do the work to SAS, go with 05' or newer Superduty stuff. Very easy (almost bolt on) and strong. The stock 44 is not much of upgrade.

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Is the Dodge diff on the left? If so, it shouldn't be too tough. You could use the arms from the Dodge or make your own links.

I still say, if your going to do the work to SAS, go with 05' or newer Superduty stuff. Very easy (almost bolt on) and strong. The stock 44 is not much of upgrade.
The dodges diff is on the left.
I'm not saying you're wrong on the SD axles, but it would be total overkill for what I want to do and I've already got a locked 8.8 with yukon shafts and a few other goodies

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Dodge axles suck. That's a pretty general comment but they have their issues. Anything with Dodge on it belongs in a Dodge. Get a Ford 44 and do that swap. It will be easier in the end. I don't blame you for doing a 44 since you have your rear built. But I also agree with helirich, 60 is that much better and if your going through the hassle, expense, why not do something that is probably 50% stronger. I'm not a huge fan of the 05 and newer Superduty stuff, but they are Dana 60's.

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Alright guys I need some serious help... I have a 1989 ford bronco with a fuel injected 302. It idles perfectly and the timing is spot on. However if we try to drive it in reverse or forward it makes a loud backfiring type noise through the intake. We just rebuilt the engine and transmission, got a new distributor, new fuel filter, new plugs and wires, and new injectors. Still same issue. Help!!!
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Alright guys I need some serious help... I have a 1989 ford bronco with a fuel injected 302. It idles perfectly and the timing is spot on. However if we try to drive it in reverse or forward it makes a loud backfiring type noise through the intake. We just rebuilt the engine and transmission, got a new distributor, new fuel filter, new plugs and wires, and new injectors. Still same issue. Help!!!
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Why did you post this in the solid axle swap section? Someone will move this for you so don't be surprised when it's gone. It will likely go to this forum.
Have you double checked your firing order and timing?
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Sorry I moved it to that forum! Noob mistake my apologies!
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