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Old 05-15-2007, 12:43   #1 (permalink)
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600 hp in a 1979 ford 3/4 ton

well i know the drivetrain in these trucks can take some abuse...but im leary on getting a 600 horse cleveland for in it. The motor was originally in my buddies mud bogger that he never got to use...needless to say he literally blew a 9 inch apart with this motor, centersection and all...im just wondering how good my drivetrain will hold up i have the 4 speed tranny, np205 transfer case and dana 60 rear and dana 44 front, 4:10 gear ratio...
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Re: 600 hp in a 1979 ford 3/4 ton

How big of a tire do you plan to run? Are the axles that are in it now stock?
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Re: 600 hp in a 1979 ford 3/4 ton

i got a chevy with the 14 bolt rear and dana 44 front end its a 800HP 540 merlin motor and it hold well under 38's you will be opk jsut dont lock up the front end or it will most likey explode mine did lol thats why its open dana 60 rears are fine but there not all strong my 12 bolt chevy rear the axles are almost the same sizeif you run 35''s youd be ok
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