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Magnum Axle 2870 1942-48 Ford 4 Inch Dropped I-Beam Axle
Magnum Axle 2870 1942-48 Ford 4 Inch Dropped I-Beam Axle

Magnum Axle 2870 1942-48 Ford 4 Inch Dropped I-Beam Axle

Solid I-Beam Straight Axle Style, 50" King Pin Centers, Dropped Axle, Natural, Iron

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  • Designed to work with 1937-1948 Ford spindles
  • Will provide a 4" drop in ride height over stock
  • Axles feature a one-piece design cast from high-strength 65-45-12 annealed ductile iron
  • For use in conjunction with the 1942-48 Ford wishbones utilizing the 2-3/8" dimension
  • Kingpin centers measure a total of 50" apart

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Straight Axle Style:
Solid I-Beam
King Pin Centers:
50"
Dropped Axle:
Yes
Suspension Height Adjustment:
4 Inch Lowered
Finish:
Natural
Material Type:
Iron
Perch Centers:
40.63"
King Pin Boss Length:
2.375"
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MFG. Part #:
2870

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Fits 1942-1948 Ford passenger cars and works with a stock length spring. These 4" dropped axles accept 1937-48 Ford spindles and have 2-3/8" axle bosses for use in conjunction with the 1942-48 Ford wishbones utilizing the 2-3/8" dimension. As such, they are not applicable to the 2-1/4" batwings used for the 4-bar or radius rod type suspension. I-beam axles feature a one-piece design cast from high-strength 65-45-12 annealed ductile iron.

Axle measures 50" between kingpins and 40-5⁄8" wide between perch bolt center. Plain finish.

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50-3/8" king pin centers
40-5/8" perch centers

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