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full floater swap

Discussion in '1936-Present Suburban' started by fendereff, Jan 16, 2007.

  1. fendereff

    fendereff 1/2 ton status

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    i have a 2001 2500HD pick up with a full floater rear. i also have an 85 K20 burban with the sf rear. can these axles just be swapped or would there be alot of extra stuff that would have to be done.
     
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    Some extra stuff. Not sure on teh spring pad width, but brake systems are different - drums on 1, disks on teh other.
     
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    The pads are different width but it can be done easy, and the newer one has disck brakes so you don't have to mess with a kit to make them disc braked :D
     
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    would the older drum brakes work in the newer truck?
     
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    Kiss your rear abs goodbye, doubt it would function properly.

    Why canabalize a truck you own and drive? Just look around for a newer FF out of a wrecked truck or something, then you dont have to steal teh one from your truck.
     
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    that is what im going to to, i was just curious
     

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