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1 ton ff to 3/4 truck rear shocks

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by carolina custom, Jun 26, 2002.

  1. carolina custom

    carolina custom 1/2 ton status

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    Moving the spring pearches on my 1 ton 14 bolt ff to make it fit my 3/4 ton truck and I notice the shock mounts are totaly diffrent. They are to narrow and on the wrong side of the tubes. They allso hang lower than my k20 mounts. I have thought of cutting them of and re-welding but they will hang kind of low. Any ideas?

    Marc
     
  2. thatK30guy

    thatK30guy 1 ton status Premium Member

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    That's normal for the K30 shock mounts to be on the opposite side of the K20. And lower, too.

    Just cut the K30 mounts off and shorten them so they look like the K20 mounts and reweld them back on the proper sides. /forums/images/icons/wink.gif
     
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    carolina custom 1/2 ton status

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    Thanks. Thats what I am thinking also. I might run the shocks inboardand and make tube crossmember to mount if it does not hit the exhaust. I will have half the work done if I have to cut the mounts off anyway and still install the shocks /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif .
    Marc
     
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    thatK30guy 1 ton status Premium Member

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    Sounds good enough. /forums/images/icons/wink.gif

    This job will be pretty easy and straightforward to do. Good luck! /forums/images/icons/cool.gif
     

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