This Page is on converting a 76-79 ford Dana 44, 5 lug wheel to 8 lug wheel
List of tools
List of materials
All of these parts are from a 77 1/2 -79, 3/4 ton ford with Dana 44 unless other wise noted
Okay I am going to assume that you have done a wheel bearing grease packing job on your rig,
So I won't go into detail on the disassembly or assembly of the front end.
However inspect or replace all the bearings in the 8 lug components.
Clean and pack them as you would normally do for maintenance.
Take apart your front end as you would for bearing maintenance.
Undo the brake line from the caliper you will reuse this line if in good shape.
Connect the dual piston calipers so to lessen the mess place out of way do not let hang by line.
Once apart inspect your ujoints on the axle this is a good time to replace them if bad.
If you have not pulled the spindle undo the five bolts that hold it on then use you hammer.
And persuade it off try not to damage it you can resell this stuff to get some of your money back.
Once the spindle is off the caliper bracket and dust shield should slide right off.
Now since the 8-lug stuff is already cleaned and repacked go ahead and start the assembly processes
Using the all the 8 lug components.
Now you have an 8 lug front end under your f-150 or bronco
Hopefully you have the wheels to go with it
I am also infoford on the bronco chat
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