What trucks have Dana 70 axles?

What trucks have Dana 70 axles?

The Dana 70 front drive axles used in the Chevrolet Kodiaks and GMC Topkicks also had these features. This axle was standard for the Big Three (automobile manufacturers) dual rear wheel trucks until 1985, when Ford started using the Sterling 10.25 rear axle.

How do I know if my Dana 70 is a limited slip?

You can also tell if you raise up the rear, both tires off the ground, transmission in Neutral, (auto and manual) manually spin one wheel. If the other wheel spins in the opposite direction, the differential is not a limited slip.

How much power can a Dana 70 handle?

Registered. They can handle 700hp+, yet can’t handle stock power… all depends on how it is used. The carrier in the 70 is the weakest link.

Is a Dana 70 a 1 ton axle?

The Dana 60 and Dana 70 are two heavy-duty variants in the Dana axle line, and are typically found in 3/4 ton and 1 ton pickup trucks. There are different sizes of axle housings, different diameter axle shafts, different spline counts, etc. It’s not safe to assume that parts from one Dana will fit another.

Do I have a Dana 60 or Dana 70?

It can be very difficult to tell a Dana 60 from a Dana 70, as they have nearly identical covers with exactly the same bolt pattern. One way to tell if you have a Dana 60 or Dana 70 is to measure the cover flange height (yellow arrow). The Dana 60 flange height is approximately 1″ high.

How do you tell if you have a Dana 70 or 80?

It can be identified by its straight axle tubes, 10 bolt asymmetrical cover, and a “80” cast into the housing. Dana 80’s are made as full floating, rear axles only and are step up in overall strength compared to the Dana 70. 1988 Ford was the first company to use the Dana 80.

How do you tell if I have a Dana 70 or 80?

Compare the gasket shape to Nationwide Parts’ Axle Identification Chart to determine the Dana model number. Dana models 25, 27, 30, 60, 70 and 80 have identical gasket shapes and bolt counts and therefore must be identified by locating the identification tag. Locate the identification tags on the rear-end housing unit.

What is the difference between a Dana 70 and a Dana 70 HD?

so the only difference is the bearings. and the size of the housings & tubes. All carriers basically start off with the same casting, either 4.10 & down or 4.56 & up. then to make it a HD they machine it slightly different.

How do I know if I have a Dana 70?

The only way to know for sure is to check the BOM number. It is a 6 digit number, typically starting with a 6, stamped into the axle tube just to the right of the diff, when looking at the cover. Go to www2.dana.com and look it up to see what you’ve got.

How can you tell the difference between Dana axles?

To figure out exactly what axle you have, you can look for the Dana stamped bill of materials number. This stamped number can usually be found on the righthand side or on the longer axletube on the same side of the tube as the differential cover, facing the rear of the truck.