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F-150 Straight axle swap conversion lift kit 4x4 dana 44, 60 1997-2003

This is a straight axle swap or conversion for 1997-2003 model years F-150. This kit permanently eliminates the IFS (independent front suspension) and replaces it with a solid axle on leaf springs. Either a Dana 44 or Dana 60 with a 31.5″ center to center spring pads.This kit uses an either 4″ lift spring for a total of 6″ of lift or a 6″ spring for a total of 8″ of lift.

This kit only includes what is pictured in the kit lay out. Does not include leaf springs, brake lines, steering, etc. It also does not include any rear suspension components. Some welding and fabrication required for the shackle hangers.

Detailed instructions included.

Parts Included

o 1) Cross member

o 2) Nut plates for cross member

o 2) Inner shackles

o 2) Outer shackles

o 4) 1.5” bushings

o 2) 3/4”od x 1/2”id x 3-7/8”L Inner sleeves

o 2) 1-3/4”od x 1-1/2”id x 3-3/8”L Outer sleeves

o 8) Shock tabs 4 upper and 4 lower


o 8) 1/2” x 1-1/2” Bolts

o 2) 1/2” x 5” Bolts

o 2) 1/2” x 5-1/2” Bolts

o 2) 1/2” x 6-1/2” Bolts

o 8) 1/2” Stover nuts

o 4) 1/2″ x 2 1/2 shock bolts

Outsource Parts

o Pitman arm Ford pn E2TA 3590 GA

o 4” Lift springs Skyjacker pn SKYC140S


o 1978-1979 F-250 High pinion Dana 44

o 1978-1979 Ford Snow Fighter Dana 60

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