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These photos show doing it to a Dana 28 from a 4x4 Ford Ranger / Bronco II, but the same idea will work on the Dana 35 TTB, Dana 44 TTB, and Dana 50 TTB. On the backside of the beam, you will see where the bushing goes through the beam and mushrooms out a little.
Drive in that edge with a punch or chisel. Oct 02, The correct way to remove a rubber suspension bushing with a torch is to slowly heat up the bushing from the outside.
Using the torch to heat the housing that contains the bushing will eventually cause the rubber to boil, breaking its chemical bond with the outer metal shell. Apr 18, How to: Step 1: Using the drill make several holes in the rubber outside of the metal sleeve. This will take some time so its best to overdo it than underdo it with the drilling.
Step 2: With pliers, you should clear stair tread cover drilled out enough to yank out the metal sleeve in the bushfalling.bars: 4.
Dec 06, Tdrothrock said: I just bought my son a Wrangler Sport with a Dana 35 gear ratio. The differnetial went to pieces the first day and mechanic says it will cost 2, to repair or 1, to replace with another D35 from salvage yard. I found another Dana 35 with the same gear ratio out of sport with 90K miles for Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins. Oct 13, The socket setup is not actually for removing bushings, but installing bushings. The best DIY solution for removing rubber bushings that we have found is heating the housing and pushing the melted bushing out.
Once the bushing and metal sleeve are out the ratchets and socket can be used to push the new bushing into place. Mar 29, Push out the excess rubber using a socket.
Remove the bushing manually by striking it out with a hammer.
You should be able to do this by hand without any problems. You’ll need to remove the rubber before you can install the new bushing. Use a socket that fits into the bushing, and push the rubber out. If the rubber is stuck, try separating it from the sides of the control arm using a flathead bushfalling.bar: 51K.
Jan 06, Rear Lower. The lower shock mounts on the stock YJ Dana 35 hang down about 3" below the bottom of the axle tube. These just cry out to be bashed by rocks. In fact, I smashed the adjuster knob off one of my RS shocks once due to its location. When I grenaded my D35 and upgraded to a Ford", I installed the lower shock mounts so that they. May 23, The ring gear on the Dana 35 measures inches compared to the inch ring gear on the Dana That’s nearly an inch larger, which makes a world of difference especially when you’re running large tires.
Interestingly enough the Dana 35 and Dana 44 share the exact same axle tubes. The tubes measure inches thick which is pretty small.