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¾ or 1 ton conversion

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by kilroy, Dec 3, 2001.

  1. kilroy

    kilroy Registered Member

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    I have a 90 Jimmy with 10 bolt F & R axles. I want to get some big boys to handle the pounding. I was thinking of finding a rusted and or wrecked ¾ or 1 ton pickup or suburban. What years will be compatible, and what all can I or will I need to move over.
     
  2. thatK30guy

    thatK30guy 1 ton status Premium Member

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    I'm changing the subject here.

    How do you get that "3/4" to show up smaller like you did? I can't find no key with the "3/4" anywhere on my keyboard.
    Any way to do that?


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  3. kilroy

    kilroy Registered Member

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    I typed it in MS word and it does it for me.
     
  4. kilroy

    kilroy Registered Member

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    I typed it in MS word and it does it for me.
     
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    ChevyCaGal 3/4 ton status

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    If you get a 3/4 ton 14b ff then it'll bolt right in.... a 1 ton will require you to move the shock mounts and spring perches.. ....

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  6. wayne

    wayne 3/4 ton status

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    Any 1 ton from 77 or 78 to 91 single wheel will work. You will have to move the spring perchs and shock mounts on the 14ff to fit a K5. If you go with 3/4 it is a bolt in but you are not gaining any strength in the front axle just the rear.

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    wayne 3/4 ton status

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    I also looked at your profile and you have a ? for t case. If it is stock it is a 241.

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  8. kilroy

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    Thanks, its stock.
     

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