Axle narrowing

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lowbudget50

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Recently I bought a mittler bros axle narrowing jig. The 53 Ford pickup I have been working on needs to have the rear end narrowed and the guy I would normally have do that work is swamped and kind of getting out of narrowing axles. He's busy enough with his driveline stuff. My dad also needs one narrowed and I figured I would probably drown up some more business with it anyway.

So today we tore the rear axle out of the truck measured up what we needed to narrow it. I had ordered universal long splined axles from speedway and a set of Moser well done bearing cups.

Was kind of nervous at first just cuz it's the first one I've done. I got one side done tonight here are a couple pictures and a short 60 second video showing the highlights

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Mine came from Leadmine products.
After you narrow the first one it's no big deal.
Get one of these aluminum blocks, you'll thank yourself.

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Thanks boys! I was a bit nervous for the first one!! Also, yes it is straighter now than from the factory!!!

Can't wait to do more!!
 

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