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The 1966-1979 era for Ford 1/2 ton 4x4 trucks covers 3 body styles, but the drivetrain retained many of the same primary components through most of the era. The engineering changes that did occur, most often happened a year or more before the body style changed.
1966-1979 Ford 1/2 ton Model Year Milestones:
1966: Coil Spring Dana 44 King Pin Type Open Knuckle Front Axle and Dana 21 Single Speed Transfer Case Introduced
1967: 5th Generation Ford Pickup Body Style
1969.5 Front 4x4 Wheel Hub Changed
1972: Ball Joint Style Open Knuckle Dana 44 4x4 Front Axle replaces King Pin Type Axle
1973: 6th Generation Ford Pickup Body Style
1973: NP205 2 Speed Transfer Case used with Automatic Transmission
1974: NP203 Full time Transfer Case Option
1975 F-150 introduced
1976 Front Disc Brakes for 4x4
1978 Full Size Bronco based on F-150 debuts