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40" wide perches on rear end???

Discussion in '1969-1972 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by MNorby, Aug 29, 2006.

  1. MNorby

    MNorby 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Just wanna confirm the spring pad center to center on a 71 K5 is 40"? What it loks like when I measure but hard to tell around pumkin
     
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    GotLabs 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    40.5" if I remember correctly.
     
  3. 4X4HIGH

    4X4HIGH 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    40.5" on a 1st gen and 42.5" on a 2nd gen.
     
  4. MNorby

    MNorby 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    thanks. Thats the same as 1-ton 70s and 80s trucks right? I have a 3/4 ton 14ff andyways and already have the perches and all knocked off. Thanks.
     
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    4X4HIGH 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Yep, 1 ton rear diff needed for a 1st gen and 3/4 ton needed for a 2nd gen.
     

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