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63's swap question

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by muddybuddy, May 9, 2006.

  1. muddybuddy

    muddybuddy 3/4 ton status

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    i looked but didnt find. i believe the 63's are offset 31/32 and stock we have 26/26 or 26/30. i want to swap to 63's, but wanna keep my axle closer to stock location, maybe 1" back. can i move the front hanger or will it be on the hump of the frame and cause problems? in that case would custom springs be the only option?
     
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    63's are actually 64" and 32/32
     
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    also just move the front hanger
     
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    so that shouldnt cause any angle issues?
     
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    it most likely will but you can always position the bracket differantly (angle, raise, or lower as needed) and also you can still use shims.


    Personally i dont think you should bother yet. i think you should DRIVE YOUR RIG!
     
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    i know, its driveable now, i jus need to get it aligned. a buddy is comin back from college, and is pretty sweet with welding so hes gona help me with brackets and such. im jus doin reasearch now so that when it comes time i know what i need to know to make it go as smooth as possible.
     
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    i wouldnt weld them. take the rivets off, move the brackets then bolt them on. so much easier and if needed you can mess with it.
     
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    i ment like welding to make the shackle flip and such
     

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