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79 shortbox 3/4 ton suspension into K5

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Disciples Performance, Jun 20, 2006.

  1. Disciples Performance

    Disciples Performance 1/2 ton status

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    hey guys

    my 14bolt ff is out of a shorty 79 and the dana 44 as well now will the 3/4 ton springs bolt into my 85 blazer and if not how far back does the hanger have to go back?? need info ASAP
     
  2. Disciples Performance

    Disciples Performance 1/2 ton status

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    no one knows ?? lol the tech article tells nothing of using 3/4 ton springs just swapping the axles
     
  3. cybrfire

    cybrfire 1 ton status Vendor GMOTM Winner

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    They should bolt right in. Measure from eye to eye of the 3/4 ton spring. Should be approx. 52". If they are put them in and go.
     
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    beater_k20 Banned

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    and if not, move the rear hangers back 4" and install em anyways. 56" spring swaps are pretty common.
     
  5. 79k20350

    79k20350 3/4 ton status

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    umm...theres no such thing as a 3/4 ton shortbox...Someone swapped 3/4 ton axles into that short box, definetly no factory
     

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