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post #1 of (permalink) Old 09-11-2002, 08:03 PM Thread Starter
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6 lug D44 to 8 lug

I should be getting a 14FF for my 80 soon. I have a D44 upfront. Is it possible to change the 6 lug D44 upfront to a 8 lug? If so what needs to be done and what kind of $ are we talking. I will have to change the gears in the D44 to 4.10's

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Re: 6 lug D44 to 8 lug

Yeap. It's easiest to change everything from the knuckles out in one swoop. Especially if you don't intend to do a brake job.

A guy here is selling a 8 lug 14SF and 8 lug 10 bolt with 4.10s for $225 or $100/$125 respectively. I think it varies by region. 8 lug front axles are at a premium though.
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Re: 6 lug D44 to 8 lug

<font color=blue>This article should help you out.</font color=blue> <a target="_blank" href=http://coloradok5.com/8lugconversion.shtml>http://coloradok5.com/8lugconversion.shtml</a>
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