Ford Dropped Axles

 

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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
1/2" Spring Perch Boss

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

T axles are $360 plus shipping - to drop yours 1" to 3"
To dip center is $275 plus shipping

Original Ford Twin I-beams dropped 3” over stock

Original Ford Twin I-beams dropped 3in over stock

 

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
1/4" Spring Perch Boss
1" Factory Drop
.8125 dia. Kingpin
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
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 $360 plus shipping -  to drop yours up to 4" total.
To Drill Center $100

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

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 Ford Truck 3/4 ton or 1 ton

1940-41 Truck axles are $350 plus shipping - to drop yours

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 $360 plus shipping - to drop your axle or exchange 

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 $275 plus shipping - to drop yours
1942-48 .8125 Kingpin set $70

1948-52 Ford F1 Pickup 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 $360 plus shipping - to drop yours or exchange

2" Tie Rod Drops $80/pr ; kingpin set $75 ; U-bolts are $41 for a set of four

See F1 Axle Installation in Tech Articles!

1953-56 Ford F100 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
Bottom Axle: 3" Over Stock Stretch Drop 53 1/2" Kp to Kp
Will drop any amount up to 3" overstock.

1953-56 Pickup Dropped Axles are $360 plus shipping - to drop yours or exchange

2" Tie Rod Drops $80/pr

1957-60 Ford F100 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
Bottom Dropped Axle: 3" Over Stock Stretch Drop 53 1/2" Kp to Kp
Will  drop any amount up to 3" overstock.

1957-60 Pickup Dropped Axles are $360 plus shipping - to drop yours or exchange

2" Tie Rod Drops $80/pr ; American made Kingpin set $75 ; U-bolts are $41 for a set of four

1961-64 Ford F100 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

Ford 1961-64 F100 Pickup Axle

Top Axle: Original Stock  Axle 531/2" Kp to Kp
Bottom Dropped Axle: 3" Over Stock Stretch Drop 531/2" Kp to Kp

1961-64 Pickup Dropped Axles are $360 plus shipping  - to drop yours or exchange

2" Tie Rod Drops $80/pr ; American made kingpin set $75

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 $360 plus shipping - to drop your axle or exchange.

OTHER FORD PARTS

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FRONT  END

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 1948-64 Ford pickups with dropped axles. $80/pr

See Installation Article in Tech Articles!

Castor Shims

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

1.5" 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. $65/pr
New shortened tie rod $110 (with pinch clamps)

Drag Link

1957-64 Ford Draglink complete  $110

Complete Tie Rod

Complete Tie Rod for 1928-64 Fords.

7/8 OD tie rod $110
1" OD heavy duty tie rod $130

 

SPRINGS

Front Lowering Springs

1947-52 or 1953-56 Ford Posies Dual Flex front lowering springs. $410/pr with u-bolts
1947-52 or 1953-56 Ford Posies rear super-sliders multi leaf pack $430/pr (not pictured)

 

SPRING HANGERS

1942-56 F1 & F100 Lowering Spring Hanger front of rear - $100/pr

 

1957-60 F-100 & F250 Lowering Spring Hanger front of rear - $150/pr

 

1961-64 F-100 & F250 Lowering Spring Hanger front of rear - $150/pr

 

1965-72 F100 & F250 Lowering Spring Hanger front of rear - $150/pr

1973-79 F100 Lowering Spring Hanger front of rear - $150/pr

 

SHACKLES

1953-56 F100 & F250 Lowering Rear Shackles - $100/pr

 

1957-67 F100 Lowering Rear Shackles - $120/pr

 

 

1973-79 F100 Lowering Rear Shackles - $120/pr

 

C-NOTCH

1953-56 F100 bolt on - $120/pr

1957-60 F100 bolt on - $120/pr

 

1961-72 F100 & F250 bolt on - $120/pr

 

SHOCK MOUNTS

1953-56 Lower Front Shock Mounts - $50/pr

1963-65 F100 Universal Lower Rear Shock Mounts - $50/pr

 

MOTOR MOUNTS

1953-64 F100-F250 bolt or weld on kit - $190