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AXLE BOLT UP?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by MTBLAZER89, Aug 13, 2001.

  1. MTBLAZER89

    MTBLAZER89 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I JUST BOUGHT AN 89 BLAZER CAN I BOLT UP AXLES FROM A 1/2 TON LATE 70'S PICKUP?
     
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    Brians 60s 1/2 ton status

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    yes, but may I ask why?

    IT'S A 1 TON THING.... IF I HAVE TO EXPLAIN IT, YOU WOULDN'T UNDERSTAND!!!
     
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    MTBLAZER89 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I ALREADY BOUGHT NEW 6 LUG WHEELS
     
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    mudhog THEGAME Staff Member Super Moderator

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    ??? isn't your 89 blazer 6 lug??? I got 2 89's and they both came 6 lug???

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    AREN'T THOSE 8 LUG WHEELS?
     
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    yea, the 14B FF and D44's from 3/4's are 8 lug (that's what I converted one of my k5's too)

    I think it all comes down to what you want to do with you k5... if you're going to off-road it then the 14B FF is what you are lookin for!

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    WILL IT REQUIRE ANY MODS OR JUST UNBOLT OLD AXLES AND THEN BOLT UP NEW ONES?
     
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    if you go with 3/4 tons they will bolt up, and if you go with 1 ton's (D60 and 14B FF) then you gotta change spring perches / shock mounts

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    THANKS FOR THE INFO
     
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    IF ANYBODY ELSE HAS ANY AXLE SWAP INFO BETWEEN PICKUPS AND BLAZERS PLEASE REPLY THANKS A LOT LOVE YOUR SITE WILL BE BACK TOMORROW
     
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    no problem... by the way turn your caps lock off, people thing you are SHOUTING!!!... [​IMG]

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    Pickups and Blazers are identical as far as axles if we're talking 1/2 tons. My truck used to have a 10 bolt/12 bolt from a '79 K5. It's a straight bolt up.

    Tim
    '84 Chevy K10, lifted, loud, fast, and 3/4 ton axles
     

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