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spring and axle swap

Discussion in '1969-1972 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by 70jimmy, Jun 4, 2002.

  1. 70jimmy

    70jimmy 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I found a 68 chevy 4 wheel drive 3/4 ton. I think it is dana 60 rear. Has 4.11 gears. I am thinking of trying a spring and axle swap. I havent measured anything yet. anybody know what I will have to do to make this work??
     
  2. Burt4x4

    Burt4x4 3/4 ton status

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    I guess the first step is measuring the eye to eye and then eye to center pin on the springs and compare what you find between the two. then location of spring perch & brake hardwre.
    Good luck
     
  3. 70~K5

    70~K5 1/2 ton status

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    It should bolt right in. I put a Eaton from a '72 K20 in my '70 K5. Bolted right up.
     

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