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Old 01-17-2008, 12:43 PM
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Dropped front axle questions.

Hi All,
I am building a 61 Willys Wagon into a street rod. It started out as 4x4 but I am converting to 2wd. I am looking for front end options and due to the open nature of the Willys front fenders I do not want to use a MII. So in looking for a dropped straight axle I came across Speedwaymotors. any feedback on using this setup on the Willys?

SpeedWayMotors Semi-elliptical drop axle

Also any idea on what kind of height I am looking at from axle center line to bottom of frame using this setup?


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This set up should work very well but I can't give any figures and it will vary depending on engine and tranny weight.A friend off mine has this set up on his willys truck with a SBC and it sits nice. Not too low not too high.
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Thanks for the reply. I am also going with a 350/350 combo. Not looking for anything too low so hopefully this will be what I am looking for.

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