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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-22-2010, 10:02 AM Thread Starter
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Smile Better front axles for turning in 4X4

Has anyone replaced the front axles ( u joints and shaft ) to improve the turning radius of the truck when the truck is in 4 wheel drive? I was thinking that there might be a heavy duty CV axle instead of the U joint axle after market kit available.


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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-22-2010, 11:33 AM
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I doubt a CV joint would fit. You may find some after market shafts that allow a tighter turn, but I'm sure the cost would hinder most from even thinking about it. Maybe you'll invent something and make millions?

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-22-2010, 05:42 PM Thread Starter
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Are " high angle " axle joints common for a stock truck ?
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-24-2010, 02:50 AM
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If you want to turn tighter, put in a rear steer axle
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