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88-98 solid axle swap kit

Discussion in 'Suspension | Axle' started by k5 krawler 50, May 14, 2006.

  1. k5 krawler 50

    k5 krawler 50 1/2 ton status

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  2. k5 krawler 50

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    Here are some pics. The kit looks tarnished for some reason, but its not, i think its the camera not taking a clear picture. Anyways here are the pics, and i forgot to mention that this kit has never been installed and ran, and it also comes with a set of shackle sides. You can also run 52 in springs by flipping the front crossmember around. Thanks for looking.
    Cory
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    That looks pretty good....hope mine can come out like that.
     
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    Hey, krawler, is this for a 2wd to 4wd conversion, or is this only 4wd IFS to 4wd SFA converstion???

    Also, what springs does this setup require for the front? 52"'s? 56"'s? Other?


    ***Edit: Just read for 52" springs if it's flipped.... If it's not flipped, what does it use?
     
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    It was set up to be ran on a 4x4, but i believe it can be ran on a 2x4 also. The reason i say that is if the front of a 2x4 frame has the same bolt hole pattern for the bumper as the 4x4 frame then it should work with the front crossmember/spring hanger, and the rear shackle hangers can be hung to your prefrance of shackle angle. Also with a 2x4 frame no matter what kit you run, you will most likely have to notch the crossmember.

    As for the other springs, you would run the 47" lifted springs for a 73-87 truck or blazer.
     
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    Could they fab up a kit for a 01'+ HD for around the same price? I'd like to do my D-Max sometime :D but ORD's seems high for all that it is.
     
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    i actually do not know. I could probably get the shop info for you tomorrow if you want?
     
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    That would be great. Thanks
     
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    TTT.. New Price... 400 plus shipping.. i need this gone soon. Thanks.
    Cory
     
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    does it use 73-87 springs, or 88-91s?
     
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    could you do me a favor and measure from the arrow to the very bottom/back of the bracket, to know how far inboard the shackle would be, thanks

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    Beater: you can use the 73-87 lifted springs ( the ones for 88-91 k5, sub also apply) or you can use lifted 52" rear springs.
    Cajun: That measurement is: 5-1/4" with out the bushing and 5-1/2" with the bushing. hth..
     
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    thanks man
     

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