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Front Waggy D44, Dodge knuckles... Will this work?

I've got an '89 front waggy D44. I'd like to put the flat top knuckles from an '85 Dodge power wagon so I could get hi-steering. I would like to keep the 6-bolt wheel pattern.

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Can I use the original waggy spindles, waggy hubs, waggy brakes and waggy axles with these knuckles? I do understand that I will need to grind off the Dodge brake mounts that are cast in these knuckles, if this set-up is an option.

Will this work?
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Re: Front Waggy D44, Dodge knuckles... Will this work?

The spindles are the same so the hubs should interchange fine. If you can mount the Jeep brakes to the Dodge knuckle with the right spacing to the rotor, it should all work.
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If you are just going to junk the dodge spindles, hubs, etc, let me know. If shipping isn't too bad, I'd be interested in them.
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Re: Front Waggy D44, Dodge knuckles... Will this w

Will,
I got the knuckles from the junk yard for $20 for the set. No spindles or hubs. Sorry I can't help you.

BTW, I meant Ram Charger, not power wagon.
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Re: Front Waggy D44, Dodge knuckles... Will this work?

Dont the dodge knuckles have a weak point on them?
The ones i was going to use for HI-steer had a thin spot on one side. So i went with Jeep J10 knuckles..
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