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Old 05-23-2019, 01:10 PM   #1
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E-350 front axle install pictures?

Im trying to visualize what its going to take to accommodate my new donor F250s (04) Dana 60, leaf springs, bars, links etc. into my E-350 (06). Ive tried to search through the pictures and the threads to find photographs. Does anybody recall that there might of been or know of any photographs posted with mods, cuts to frame members etc. that you could direct me to?
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Old 05-23-2019, 02:40 PM   #2
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You mentioned leaf springs. Are you planning on using UJoint's kit?

Chris has videos posted on his site with instructions on how to install his kit. Watch both install videos and you'll have a good idea of what's involved.

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Old 05-23-2019, 03:15 PM   #3
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Yup. For an '04 donor axle, you want the U-joint leaf spring kit. Pick the lift height you want, and send them your powertrain info to add adapter costs.

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Old 05-23-2019, 04:32 PM   #4
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^^^^^^ yep, what they said! ^^^^^^^
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Old 05-23-2019, 06:18 PM   #5
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Excellent, thanks to all three of you!

Would you guys or anyone know what the minimum lift I can get away with?
I dont mind cutting fenders to accommodate but wondering what are the other hinderances on minimizing lift. I had led myself to believe 4 was minimum even thou I might even like less. Unjoint said to pick up his 6 in a reply this week.

Im off to watch some videos!
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Minimum lift is 4 using a ujor leaf kit w/Dana 60 front straight axle. Even at 4, you have to trim the engine crossmember a couple inches, and run wo/trackbar, which is the setup I have. If I had to do it over, Id go 6 w/trackbar. With either, you want the high steer option, which all but eliminates bump steer.
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Old 05-23-2019, 07:23 PM   #7
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Got it, thanks!
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2wd to 4wd + parts - http://www.sportsmobileforum.com/for...4x4-23829.html
high steer + other stuff - http://www.sportsmobileforum.com/for...edo-17676.html
both threads have pictures.
if you're on f-book - https://www.facebook.com/groups/6390...7992206394718/
that should get the ball rolling...
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Old 05-24-2019, 12:24 PM   #9
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Thanks Freeagent, Carringb, Tom'sBeast and Unreng.

That puts it into perspective.
Know what I've committed to now

Wondering if the downside to the "no track bar" is more significant for off road or on the highway ...?

I sent a join request to the FB page.

A huge help all.
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