Axles

Ford Dropped Axle

Ford Quick Links

  1. 1909-27 Model T
  2. 1928-31 Model A
  3. 1932 Ford Model B Heavy
  4. 1933-36 Ford Dropped Axle
  5. 1937 Ford 60HP Tube
  6. 1937-41 Ford Dropped Axle
  7. 1946-48 Ford Car
  8. 1940-41 Ford Truck 3/4 ton or 1 ton
  9. 1946-47 Ford Pickup
  10. 1948-52 Ford Pickup F-1 Axle
  11. 1953-56 Ford F-100 Pickup Axle
  12. 1957-60 Ford F-100 Pickup Axle
  13. 1961-64 Ford F-100 Pickup Axle
  14. 1961-67 Ford Econoline Axle
  15. OTHER FORD PARTS

Important Notes

  • The 1928-36 Ford car axles are the only axles I don't drop

1909-27 Model T Ford Dropped Axle

ORIGINAL AXLE MEASUREMENTS

52" Kingpin Center to Center
36-3/4" Sring Perch Center to Center
2-1/2" Spring Perch Boss
T axles are $250 plus shipping to drop yours 1" to 3"
To dip center is $250 plus shipping

1909-27 Model T Ford Dropped Axle

Top axle: original undropped 52" Kp to Kp
Second axle: 2" drop unstretched 51-1/4 Kp to Kp
Third axle: 3" drop unstretched 50-1/4" Kp to Kp
Fourth axle: 3" drop stretched  52" Kp to Kp

1909-27 Model T Ford Dropped Axle

1928-31 Model A Ford Dropped Axle

ORIGINAL AXLE MEASUREMENTS

50-1/2" Kingpin Center to Center
36-1/2" Spring Perch Center to Center
2-1/4" Spring Perch Boss
1" Factory Drop
.8125 dia. Kingpin
2-3/8" Kingpin Boss

1928-31 Model A Ford Dropped Axle

Top Axle: Original Stock Axle 50-1/2" Kp to Kp
Middle Dropped Axle: 4" Total Drop Non Stretched 48-1/2" Kp to Kp
Bottom Dropped Axle: 4" Total Drop Non Stretched 48-1/2" Kp to Kp Drilled

1932 Ford Model B Heavy Dropped Axle

ORIGINAL AXLE MEASUREMENTS

50-1/2" Kingpin Center to Center
36-1/2" Spring perch Center to Center
2" Spring Perch Boss
2" to 2-1/4" Factory Drop
.8125 dia. Kingpin
2-3/8" Kingpin Boss

1932 Ford Model B Heavy Axle

1933-36 Ford Dropped Axle

ORIGINAL AXLE MEASUREMENTS

50-1/2" Kingpin Center to Center
36-1/2" Spring Perch Center to Center
2" Spring Perch Boss
2" to 2-1/4" Factory Drop
.8125 dia. Kingpin

1933-36 Ford Dropped Axle

Top Axle: Stock Original Axle 50-1/2" Kp to Kp
Bottom Dropped Axle: 4" Total Drop Non Stretch 48-1/2" Kp to Kp

1937 Ford 60HP Tube Dropped Axle

ORIGINAL AXLE MEASUREMENTS

48-1/2" Kingpin to Kingpin
38-1/2" spring perch center to center
2-1/4" spring perch boss
2-3/8" Kingpin boss
.8125 dia kingpins

1937 Ford 60HP Tube Axle

1937-41 Ford Dropped Axle

ORIGINAL AXLE MEASUREMENTS

48-1/2" Kingpin Center to Center (top)
38-1/2" Spring perch Center to Center
2-1/4  Spring Perch Boss
2-1/8" Factory drop
.8125 Kingpin dia.

1937-41 Ford Dropped Axle

Top axle: 4" Total Drop not stretched 46-1/2" Kp to Kp
Middle Dropped Axle: Stock original Axle 48-1/2" Kp to Kp
Bottom Dropped Axle:   4" Total Drop stretched 48-1/2" Kp to Kp

1937-41 Dropped Axles are $250 plus shipping to drop yours up to 4" total. To Drill Center $100

1946-48 Ford Car Dropped Axle

ORIGINAL AXLE MEASUREMENTS

50-3/4" Kingpin Center to Center (top)
41" Spring perch Center to Center
2-1/4 " Spring Perch Boss
2-1/4" Factory drop
.8125 Kingpin dia.

1946-48 Ford Car Axle

Top Axle: Stock 1946 Ford Car
2nd down: Stock late 1947 Car (getting ready for shock studs no holes)
3rd down: Stock 1948 car (studs for tube shocks)
Bottom axle: 4" stretch drop ( narrowed a little can also do original width)

1946-48 Dropped Axles are $250 plus shipping to drop yours

1942-48 .8125 Kingpin set $45

1940-41 Ford Truck 3/4 ton or 1 ton Dropped Axle

Stock Original Axle Measurements

48-1/2" kingpin to kingpin (top)
29" Spring Perch center to center
2-3/8" tall kingpin boss
1-3/4" wide spring
.8125 dia. kingpin
4" factory drop
These work good on 1946-47 Ford pickups with 1940-41 front sheet metal.
1940-41 Truck axles are $350 plus shipping to drop yours

1940-41 Ford Truck 3/4 ton or 1 ton

1946-47 Ford Pickup Dropped Axle
ORIGINAL AXLE MEASUREMENTS

2-3/8" Kingpin Boss
50-3/4" Kingpin Center to Center
29" Spring Perch Center to Center
1-3/4" Wide Spring
.8125 dia. Kingpin
Part# 2IY-3010
No shock mount holes in axle.

1946-47 Ford Pickup Axle

1946-47 Pickup Dropped Axles are $350 plus shipping exchange or  to drop your axle

 

1948-52 Ford Pickup F-1 Axle
ORIGINAL AXLE MEASUREMENTS

2-3/8" Kingpin Boss
50-3/4" Kingpin Center to Center
29" Spring Perch Center to Center
1-3/4" Wide Spring
.8125 dia. Kingpin
Has shock mount holes in axle
Part # 7RC-3010

 

Top Axle:  Stock Original Width 50-3/4" Kp to Kp
Middle Dropped Axle: 2" Over Stock Stretch Drop 50-3/4" Kp to Kp
Bottom Dropped Axle: 3" Over Stock Stretch Drop 50-3/4"  Kp to Kp
Will drop axle any amount up to 3" over stock.

1948-52 Pickup Dropped Axles are $350 plus shipping to drop yours or exchange
2" Tie Rod Drops $70pr  kingpin set $40

U-bolts are $35 for a set of four

See F1 Axle Installation in Tech Articles!

1953-56 Ford F-100 Pickup Axle
ORIGINAL AXLE MEASUREMENTS

2-3/8" Kingpin Boss
53-1/2" Kingpin Center to Center
32-1/4" Spring Perch Center to Center
1-3/4" Wide Spring
.859 dia. Kingpin
Part# TAAA-3010
Has no shock mount holes in axle.

Top Axle: Original Stock  Axle 53-1/2" Kp to Kp
Middle Dropped Axle: 3" Over Stock Stretch Drop 53-1/2" Kp to Kp
Bottom Dropped Axle: 4" Over Stock Stretch Drop 53-1/2" Kp to Kp (no longer drop 4")
Will drop any amount up to 3" overstock.

1953-56 Pickup Dropped Axles are $350 plus shipping to drop yours or exchange 2" Tie Rod Drops $70pr

1957-60 Ford F-100 Pickup Axle

Original Axle Measurements:

2-3/8" Kingpin Boss
53-1/2" Kingpin Center to Center
32-1/4" Spring Perch Center to Center
2" Wide Spring
.859 dia. Kingpin

Note: Some 57-60 Pickup Axles do not have dip in center but are same measurements.
Both Dipped and no dip  centered axle have Part# TAAK-3010
Has no shock mount holes in axle. Will  drop any amount up to 3" overstock

  

Top Axle: Original Stock  Axle 53-1/2" Kp to Kp
Middle Dropped Axle: 3" Over Stock Stretch Drop 53-1/2" Kp to Kp
Bottom Dropped Axle: 4" Over Stock Stretch Drop 53-1/2" Kp to Kp (no longer drop 4")
Will  drop any amount up to 3" overstock.

1957-60 Pickup Dropped Axles are $350 plus shipping to drop yours or exchange
2" Tie Rod Drops $70pr
American made Kingpin set $45
U-bolts are $35 for a set of four

1961-64 Ford F-100 Pickup Axle

Original Axle Measurements:

2-3/8" Kingpin Boss
53-1/2" Kingpin Center to Center
32-1/4" Spring Perch Center to Center
2" Wide Spring
.859 dia. Kingpin
Has shock mount holes in axle.
Can drop up to 3" overstock


Top Axle: Original Stock  Axle 53-1/2" Kp to Kp
Bottom Dropped Axle: 3" Over Stock Stretch Drop 53-1/2" Kp to Kp

1961-64 Pickup Dropped Axles are $350 plus shipping to drop yours or exchange
2" Tie Rod Drops $70pr
American made kingpin set $45

1961-67 Ford Econoline Axle

Original Axle Measurements:
52-3/4" kingpin to kingpin (top)
35-3/4" spring perch center to center
2-1/4" wide spring
.741 dia. kingpin


Top axle: stock Ford Econoline Axle
Bottom axle: 2" over stock drop pulled in 3/4" per side


Top axle: 1964-67 Stock Ford Econoline Axle Part# C5TA-3010
Bottom: 1961-63 Stock Ford Ecolonline Axle Part# C1UU-3010

Econoline axles are $350 plus shipping to drop your axle or exchange.

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OTHER FORD PARTS

2" Tie Rod Drop Blocks

These tie rod drop blocks can be used to lower your tie rod down 2" Will work with 1948 to 1964 Ford 7 degree tie rod ends.
Most commonly used on the 48-64 Ford pickups with dropped axles. $60pr

See Installation Article in Tech Articles

1-1/2" dropped tie rod ends

11/16" 7degree taper. Can be used with 1948-64 Ford dropped axles. 
Stock tie rod must be shorted when using these. $50pr New shortened tie rod $60 (with pinch clamps)

Drag Link

1957-64 Ford Draglink complete  $80

Complete Tie Rod

Complete Tie Rod for 1928-64 Fords.

7/8 OD tie rod $80

1" OD heavy duty tie rod $100

Front Lowering Springs

1947-52 or 1953-56 Ford Posies Dual Flex front lowering springs. $375pr with u-bolts
1947-52 or 1953-56 Ford Posies rear super-sliders multi leaf pack $375pr (not pictured)

More lowering components

1948-1956 Spring Mount Kit for front of rear springs-$95pr

1953-1956 Ford Y hangers for rear springs- $95pr

Castor Shims

4 degree Castor shims $26pr (top of picture)
6 degree Castor shims $33pr (bottom of picture)

Chevy Dropped Axles

Chevy Quick Links:

Note:
I can Narrow Axle During Drop. Ideal for Some Disc. Brake Kits.

1928-40 Chevrolet Car or Pickup Axles

Axle measuments for these 3 axles.
50-1/2"Kingpin to Kingpin
26-3/4"spring center to spring center
1-3/4" wide spring
.734 dia. kingpin
2-1/8 tall kingpin boss

Max drop on these axles is 3" overstock
$350 plus shipping to drop your axle
May have cores in stock.

1928-1940 Chevrolet Car or Pickup Axles

1928-1940 Chevrolet Axles
Top Axle:      1928 Chevy car or pickup
Middle Axle:  1929-32 Chevy car or pickup
Bottom axle:  1933-40 pickup

 

1933-39 Chevy Car Axles

Axle Measurements for these 3 axles
50-1/2" Kingpin to Kingpin
28" spring perch center to spring perch center
4" factory drop
.734 dia kingpin
1-3/4" wide spring
1933-36 car axle 1-3/4" tall kingpin boss
1937-39 car axle 2-1/8" tall kingpin boss
1939 axle has hole for shock mount by KP boss

Max drop on these axles is 3" overstock
$350 plus shipping to drop your axle or exchange

1933-39 Chevy Car Axles

1933-1939 Chevrolet Car Axles
Top axle:       1933-36 Chevy Car
Middle Axle:  1937-38 Chevy Car
Bottom Axle: 1939 Chevy Car

 

1941-55 Chevy / GMC Pickup Axle 1/2 ton Series 1

Original Axle Measurements:
50-1/2" Kingpin Center to Center
26-3/4" Spring Pad Center to Center
1-3/4" wide spring
4-1/4" factory Drop
2-1/8" Kingpin Boss
.866 dia. Kingpin
1955-59 Chevy / GMC Pickup Axle 1/2 ton Series 2
If you don't see what you need Please Ask

Important!!! Make sure you have a Safe Scrub Line Clearance.

1941-55 Pickup Dropped Axle is $350 plus shipping to drop yours

1941-1955 Chevy GMC Pickup Axle 1/2 ton series 1
Top Axle: Stock Original Axle 50-1/2" Kp to Kp
Middle Dropped Axle: 3" Over Stock Stretch Drop 50-1/2" Kp to Kp
Bottom Dropped Axle: 4" Over Stock Strech Drop 50-1/2" Kp to Kp

 

1947-54 Chevy / GMC 3/4 ton 1 ton axle

1947-54 3/4 ton & 1 ton Chevy/GMC axle Measurements:
50-1/2" Kingpin to kingpin
26-3/4" spring perch center to spring perch center
2-1/8" tall kingpin boss
.921 dia. kingpins
2-1/8" tall kingpin boss
1-3/4" wide spring Chevy
2" wide spring GMC

1947-1954 Chevrolet / GMC 3/4 Ton 1 Ton Axle

 

1955-59 Chevy / GMC Pickup Axle 1/2 ton Series 2

Original Axle Measurements:
54" Kingpin Center to Center
31-7/8" Spring Pad Center to Center
4-1/2" Factory Drop
.866 dia. Kingpin
2-1/8" or 2-1/2" Kingpin Boss
Some years have a bearing, some have a thrust washer.
1955-59 Axles are $350 plus shipping to drop your or exchange.


Top DroppedAxle: Stock Original Axle 54" Kp to Kp
Bottom Dropped Axle: 4" Over Stock Stretch Drop 54" Kp to Kp

1955-59 Chevy / GMC 3/4 ton 1 ton Series 2

1955-59 Chevy /GMC 3/4- 1 ton axle Measurements:
55-1/2" Kingpin to kingpin
31-7/8" spring pad center to spring pad center
2-3/8" tall kingpin boss
.921 dia. kingpins
2" wide spring

$350 plus shipping to drop your axle.
May have cores in stock.

 

1964-69 Chevy Van

Measurements for 1964-69 Chevy Van:
54" kingpin to kingpin
35-3/4" spring perch center to spring perch center
2-1/2" wide spring
.8125 dia kingpin
2-1/4" tall king pin boss
4-1/4" factory drop
Number stamped on this axle 3892504GM12

1964-1969 Chevrolet Van Axle

OTHER PARTS

Modified Steering Arms

Modified Chevrolet Steering Arms 

Modified Steering Arms with new style ball joints. This will lower your tie rod to go under the springs. I will modify your steering arms for taper ball joints for $100. Ball joints not included.

1928-54 tie rod complete with ends and pinch claps $80 for left side to right side. Also available in 1" heavy duty-$100
1941-54 tie rod /drag link complete  $80 for pitman arm to left steering arm
1955-59 tie rod complete with ends and pinch clamps $80 for left side to right side. Also available in 1" heavy duty- $100
1955-59 tie rod /drag link complete. This is adjustable to square up steering wheel
$80 pitman arm to left steering arm.

1928-54 Chevy Rear Lowering Block Kit

1947-1954 Chevrolet Rear End Lowering block kit. Kit comes with 2ea 1-34" X 3" Blocks 4ea U-bolts and 8ea nuts.
Square top u-bolts are for original rearend. Round top u-bolts are for later model rearend.
Please state square or round top u-bolts when ordering.  Kit $80

*Kits also available for 1928-1946

Lowering Blocks

2ea 1-3/4" X 3" Lowering blocks only .   $40pr

Lowering Block Kit 1941-46

1941-46 Chevy pickup 3" lowering block kit for stock rear end.
Comes with 2ea 1-3/4"X3" blocks, 4ea U-bolts and 8ea nuts Kit $75

AnchorFront U-Bolts


Front U-Bolts

$35 for set of 4 with 8 nuts. Please state year needed.

Lowering Springs

1947-54 or 1955-59 Posies Chevy Dual Flex front lowering springs. $370pr with u-bolts
1947-54 or 1955-59 Posies Chevy rear super-sliders multi leaf pack $390pr (not pictured)

Chevrolet Spindles

41-59 chevy spindles.1941-59 Chevy spindles. I will fix your spindles that have wore out bushing holes. Install new over size ID bushings for standard .866 size kingpins and include new kingpin set for $120 a set

Castor Shims

4 degree Castor shims $26pr (top of picture)
6 degree Castor shims $33pr (bottom of picture)

Dodge Dropped Axles

Important Note​s:

  • Make sure you have a Safe Scrub Line Clearance.
  • If you don't see what you need Please Ask!

ALL AXLES ARE STRAIGHTENED, KINGPINS RESIZED (if needed), KINGPINS BOSS SET TO FACTORY INCLINATION, DROPPED, SANDBLASTED, AND MAGNA FLUXED (to check for cracks)

1937-? Dodge

Original Measurements

49" Kingpin to Kingpin (top)
27-3/4" Spring perch center to center
1-3/4" wide spring
.792 dia Kingpin
3-1/2" factory drop
$400 to drop your axle plus shipping

1937 Dodge Dropped Axle

1939-1947 Dodge Axle

Original Measurements
49" Kingpin to Kingpin (top)
27-3/4"spring perch Center to Center
2-3/8" kingpin boss
.794 dia. Kingpin
3-1/4" factory drop
1-3/4" wide springs

$400 to drop your axle plus shipping

1949-53 (maybe more) Dodge axle

Original Measurements

51-1/2" Kingpin to kingpin (top)
30" spring perch center to center
1-3/4" wide spring
.873 dia kingpin
4" factory drop
$400 to drop your axle plus shipping

1949-53 Dodge Axle
Top axle: Stock
Bottom Axle: 3" drop over stock

1961-71 Dodge 1/2 ton Pickup Axle

Original Axle Measurements

57" Kingpin Center to Center (top)
32" Spring Pad Center to Center
2-5/8" Kingpin Boss
.873 dia kingpin
2-1/2" wide spring
$400 to drop your axle plus shipping

1961-71 Dodge Dropped Axle
Top Axle: Stock 1961-68 Dodge axle (no sway bar)
Bottom: Stock 1969-71 Dodge axle  (with sway bar)