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Converting auto hubs to manual

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by DIRISHMAN, Jan 6, 2013.

  1. DIRISHMAN

    DIRISHMAN PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,256

    Ok I have a 97 250Hd (old skool) and have auto hubs and wish to convert to manual locking to help out on the drivetrain in front. I have a 5.8 gas and I think dana50.What do I need to do this and how hard is to actualy do ?Any special tools? also what hubs to get Warn? Mile marker? or others?

    Any help would be appriciared,Thanks
     
  2. ScubaSteve728

    ScubaSteve728 Senior Member
    Messages: 477

    everyone will reccomend warn i will also. their products are high quality. the mile marker ones are not bad also.
    i also its not very heard to do there are threads on it. its usually harder to get the old one out than putting the new one in
     
  3. Morrissey snow removal

    Morrissey snow removal PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,799

    i have some real nice stock used ford set for those trucks if u are interested
     
  4. Fordman2011

    Fordman2011 Member
    from 45356
    Messages: 46

    Go with warn. Installing is pretty easy. I swapped my auto lockers on my 99 super duty to the warn and it only took about 15 minutes per side