Junkyard Axle swap

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Been away from the forum for a little while. Finished up a junkyard axle swap. 1989 F350 Dana 60 kingpin and 2004 GM 14 bolt. Will be adding details and pictures.
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Front Axle
Dana 60 kingpin
Yukon 35 spline inner and outer axle shafts
Yukon hardcore hubs
Yukon 5.13s
Detroit Locker
Solid Axle Steering Knuckles
Solid Axle Diff Cover
Lube locker Gasket
TMR Hi steer Arm
Barnes 4wd 7/8 Heim Joints
Factory brakes
Artec Truss

Rear axle
GM14 bolt
Yukon Grizzly Locker
Yukon 5.13s
Solid Axle Diff cover
Lube Locker Gasket
Factory axle shafts
Factory Brakes
Artec truss
Artec Tone Rings
Custom ABS brackets
4 Rear ABS sensors running to the rear axle

Suspension
7075 aluminum lower links Johnny Joints
DOM uppers Johnny Joints
Metalcloak 2.5 springs
Metalcloak front track bar
Metalcloak Rock sport shocks
Custom rear track bar Johnny Joints

Driveshafts
Tom woods 1410 rear 1350 front

Wheels and tires
ATX Slabs
40 inch Nitto Trail Grapplers

Spent every weekend in the garage for roughly 2.5 months start to finish.
 
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What a project, truly inspiring!
And now the next step is making one of us lowly stockers a killer deal on D44 takeoffs right :) :) :)
Did your daughter save that tire from running over some pedestrians??? :)
 
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What a project, truly inspiring!
And now the next step is making one of us lowly stockers a killer deal on D44 takeoffs right :) :) :)
Already sold old wheels tires and axles
 
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Rear sway bars in the pictures was a metalcloak rear and I found out it was bent. Made a custom straight trackbar with Johnny Joint ends
 
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What a project, truly inspiring!
And now the next step is making one of us lowly stockers a killer deal on D44 takeoffs right :) :) :)
Did your daughter save that tire from running over some pedestrians??? :)
She is my garage gopher. She was there for every step of the way including the welding(had to buy her a helmet). She loves working on the Jeep.
 
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With how expensive ready to go axles are and with how cheap and DIY loving as I am, I feel like if I ever got to it, this would be something I would do in be future. How do you like it? Happy you did it?
So after selling rubicon axles, dirty life beadlocks and 38 Patagonia’s I have roughly $4200 in my one ton swap(including new wheels and tires) I am extremely happy with the build. Next is drill and tap the steering box and do my own hydro assist. Right now I’m running unbalanced and no steering stabilizer and it will run 80 down the highway with one finger on the wheel. I am getting about 14-16mpg still with the 3.6 and 6 speed. It is a lot of work but if you take the time and do some research it can be done.
 
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I was still waiting on ABS sensors from mopar hence the abs lights. Running unbalanced and no steering stabilizer. This was about 750 miles on the new gears and the road was not straight. Jeep drives great.
 
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f'ing awesome, I have a 2wd 02 yukon I want to do this with and put in a xfer case.
 

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Hey dave can you talk more about your ABS solution/workaround? I assume you're going to run all 4 sensors off the rear just to get the light to turn off, but you will be running without proper ABS/ESC/BLD not that you will necessarily need it.

If you want to get it OEM-like I think Fusion4x4 might be able to help you with hubs and tone rings for the front.
 
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Hey dave can you talk more about your ABS solution/workaround? I assume you're going to run all 4 sensors off the rear just to get the light to turn off, but you will be running without proper ABS/ESC/BLD not that you will necessarily need it.

If you want to get it OEM-like I think Fusion4x4 might be able to help you with hubs and tone rings for the front.
I have spoke to Fusion and when I work on upgrading my brakes I may swap to dodge/Chevy brake setup. This should allow me to put tone rings on the hubs.
 

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