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Differential Damage

Here is what the differential carrier looked like while still mounted in the housing: The ring-side bearing fell apart as soon as I took the carrier out of the housing.  Here are the bearings and the carrier. Close-up of the rollers.

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Quadrasteer / Dana 60 Axle Differences and Similarities

The quadrasteer variant of the Dana 60 has 12 bolt holes instead of 10.  A standard gasket is shown on the right. If you call a Dana Spicer dealer, they will want to know the “Bill of Materials” or “Build Number”.  Mine … Continue reading

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Quadrasteer / Dana 60 Rebuild How-To (ring, pinion, carrier replacement)

The rear axle on a Quadrasteer equiped vehicle is a Dana 60.  It is a pretty common unit that was used on the front of many 1 ton trucks in the 70s, 80s and 90s, and some muscle cars in … Continue reading

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We had a Successful Operation

And when I say successful, I’m using it in the same sense Tom Hanks did in the movie ‘The Green Mile’ after they electrocuted that guy without any water on the sponge.  The quadrasteer motor and gearbox block access to … Continue reading

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