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2WD to 4WD Conversion

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by CrissCross, Mar 27, 2000.

  1. CrissCross

    CrissCross Registered Member

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    I would like to convert my 2wd to a 4wd any one have any ideas or has done this before.
     
  2. Burt4x4

    Burt4x4 3/4 ton status

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    Never done it but I would first find a donor front end. Not just the axel but the whole truck or blazer. That way you have a modle to base it on. I would tear the front of the 2x out first and remove everything that you don't see on your donor truck's front end. Then swap one to the next. The frame and body will have all the same holes so should be easy but time consuming!!
    I am glad to hear your going from 2x to 4x instead of the oppisite!![​IMG]
    Burt4x4

    Rock ON!
     
  3. delta9blazer

    delta9blazer 1/2 ton status

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    step 1) carefully place ad in local paper offering your rig for sale.
    step 2) sell rig.
    step 3) carefully scan for ad in local paper offering four-wheel drive rig for sale.
    step 4) buy rig.

    my manual says should take no longer than 1 or 2 months for this swap.

    <font color=purple>delta9blazer</font color=purple>
     
  4. Jason73K5

    Jason73K5 1/2 ton status

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    I agree. It would probably be much cheaper and easier in the long run to just swap vehicles instead of trying to convert what you have.
     
  5. Eagle86K5

    Eagle86K5 1/2 ton status

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    Kinda like reinventing the wheel is it not?

    <font color=green>Eagle86K5[​IMG]

    <font color=red>Only guy I know that can get out of line in a one car funeral
     
  6. conv76jimmy

    conv76jimmy 1/2 ton status

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    I have a 4wd truck that I'm trying to convert to a 2wd how about we trade trucks and that would save us alot of work.
    Or you can give me all your 2wd componets and I'll give you the 4wd componets and that way we save alot of money.

    2-wheel'n all the way!!!
     
  7. Captkaos

    Captkaos 1/2 ton status

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  8. delta9blazer

    delta9blazer 1/2 ton status

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    didn't i read on here that 2 wheel drive, full size blazers are hard to find? that might make it worthwhile to sell, and get a cheap 4X.

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  9. CrissCross

    CrissCross Registered Member

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    Email me you contact information and your blazer information.

    I have a 1981 full size K5 2WD with a 3" body lift a new motor PW and PWL motor is crommed out body is in exelent condition I live in Bryan College Station Texas.
     

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