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Old 01-03-2019, 11:35 PM   #11
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First off, you'd be better to make your own thread in the RBV axles section

Second, how did you bend a front TTB axle hitting a deer? I ran my passenger front tire directly into a log that was sitting in a ditch lengthwise (in snow) at ~20mph and didn't bend anything but the radius arm crossmember and the radius arm thrust washer...

Third, no, you need a Dana 35 TTB front axle from a '90.5 to '97 Ranger or '91-94 Explorer, and any axle older than '95 will need to have your outer components added to them as you should have dual piston calipers that have different outers (spindle is the same, but the part that goes to the ball joints is different) but everything else is the same.
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Old 01-04-2019, 07:46 PM   #12
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Second, how did you bend a front TTB axle hitting a deer? I ran my passenger front tire directly into a log that was sitting in a ditch lengthwise (in snow) at ~20mph and didn't bend anything but the radius arm crossmember and the radius arm thrust washer...
well...they are easily jumpable and capable of taking lots of abuse as long as they are rolling and not under loaded hi traction power.


i ran over dear regularly. occasionally fawking up steering linkage and beams and pivot mounts and arms ect.... not every time...but quite regularly had to tweak stuff once i got a chance....

still do run over dear regulalrly. except i dont have pivot mounts anymore and just bend up the steering and leafs so far instead of destroying it at times.


but i could twist up ttb componants with just engine power and 35-38 inch tires climbing on stuff, let alone bending up stuff in a collision...glad you never had a problem.




without seeing the alignment specs and beam i cant say for sure...but under most circumstances with minor bending i would tweak the beam back to better shape and/or modify the alignment settings to maximize handling and mitigate excess tire wear untill its cracked up enough i dont trust it or leaking enough to piss me off.


mine were always tweaked because i refused to put the time and money into beefing them up when they were more plentiful. with stock power and sub 35 inch tires with no locker...its not too hard to work with.

cant knock a guy for wanting the best and straightest beam one could fit either...






as to the op....no benefit in a ltd axle for the reasons already stated..

hard to beat the explorer though....even with drum brakes.
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Old 01-05-2019, 08:23 PM   #13
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I understand they can bend, my main experience is with a 8:1 compression 4 cylinder so the torque isn't there . Honestly I didn't check if my beam was bent and it's never seen an alignment shop, so who knows... the alignment is way off but the tires wear decent for a lifted TTB assembled with random parts and aligned with a calibrated eyeball and a tape measure...
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