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Dodge Rear Axle

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nh8260

09-06-2014 07:54:05




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Looking for a NOS or good used rear axle for a 1967 Dodge D-500 2 ton truck, from what I"ve seen they had two different lengths and this one is the longer of the axles. I can get exact measurements if needed. It broke while backing in the silo and having a hard time finding one.




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d-c-741

09-24-2014 11:04:46




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 Re: Dodge Rear Axle in reply to nh8260, 09-06-2014 07:54:05  
I may have one !is yours 2 speed or single /what is the axal gvw of the rear axal good? I am in ithaca ,ny looks/ 607 760 4771 i have. .several 500_600_700_800 series trucks



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gene1605

09-07-2014 23:32:29




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 Re: Dodge Rear Axle in reply to nh8260, 09-06-2014 07:54:05  
NH, If the axle is broke near the spline and a clean break it can be welded, use LH 70 with a stick welder or a wire feed works well. Just spend a little time lineing it up the best you can, with it veed out and tacked together pree heat 5 or 600 degres keep it hot while welding, make the weld wider than the break and the diameter of the weld should be a little larger than the axle, heat it a little hotter 7 or 800 deg. and cool it slow.
I have in the past, 1940 and 1950es. had good luck welding truck axles just drive easy until you can get a new one
Gene

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