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post #1 of (permalink) Old 07-29-2003, 06:54 PM
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dana 18

hey guys, i have a 1942 jeep and im going to put a biuck v6 in there and a sm465.But what i would like to knowcan i keep my dana 18?? will it hold up to the v6.just to let you know im leaving the v6 just about stock other then TBI.thanks
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Re: dana 18

I knew plenty of flat fender guys way back when that ran the Buick V-6`s. Knew of 2 that were pushing 300 hp. The only things I ever saw them break were axles, the D-18`s held up very well.
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[img]images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]that is just what i wanted to hear
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Re: dana 18

The Dana 18 will hold up just fine, i have a 4.1L buick V6 in my CJ aand i run an 18. Very good. Your 18 will have the small intermediate shaft, but it should last just fine. If you wanted to beef it later on, you can get a large intermediate shaft dana 18 and slap it in.

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