Ford Dropped Axle

 

Important! Please Read!

  1. Click here to make sure you have a Safe Scrub Line Clearance.
  2. ALL AXLES ARE STRAIGHTENED, KINGPINS RESIZED (if needed), KINGPINS BOSS SET TO FACTORY INCLINATION, DROPPED, SANDBLASTED, AND MAGNA FLUXED (to check for cracks)
  3. Question - just ask.

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.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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)