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Yukon I think makes shafts. I'm almost positive and if they do I guarantee they have some for a 9" rear. As far as front goes just a solid axle would be perfect. I'd go for leaf springs instead of coils. Bit more strength and just better as far as I'm concerned.
I read somewhere you can take a 9 inch and put ttb steering on it so you have the strength of a 9 inch but the turning of a ttb... I feel that itd. be simpler to bolt on the leaf spring brackets and put a 78 or 9 solid axle under.... That will be my next project I guess. I know it's been done but I can't find a simple how to on how to do it
Ok. I'm with ya now. The front end you have under your truck is probably the worst creation ford ever made. Right next to their 2 solenoid system. They are a pain in the *** to work on and not very strong. I've got it too as was about to burn the whole truck when I changed gears in it. I'm gonna do the same swap to a solid axle. I'm gonna find a heavy half ton ford that had leaf front end springs. They also came with a 9" rear so if you can find one of them you've hit the jackpot!
Ha I've sacrificed every bit of ride quality I think. My bed alone weighs almost 700 pounds if not more and I have 1 ton leaf springs too boot. Only think that could make a smooth ride is either a load of hay or a car trailer