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Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Flyinhi86, Jun 22, 2001.

  1. Flyinhi86

    Flyinhi86 Registered Member

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    Still can\'t decide?

    I am looking for more info on axles, I had a website but forgot it. I want to go to 14 bolt but have new 6 bolt wheels. What would be better beefing up my 10 bolts w/ chrome moly shafts, or go w/ the 12 bolt. This is an ongoing dilemma, I can't decide. I want to get lower gears and a locker but I need to decide on the axle first. I do have money but I don't want to blow it when I don't really need to. I like 4 wheeling but I don't go extremely hard. Your opinion. Sorry for anyone getting sick of my same post.
     
  2. 90K5

    90K5 1/2 ton status

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    Re: Still can\'t decide?

    Get a 14 bolt SF. You can find one with 6 lug axles, but you'll have to cut and weld the shock mounts and spreing pads, or you could find an 81-87 8 lugger, and swap out the axles.

    90K5

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  3. BOWTIE

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    Re: Still can\'t decide?

    Tell you what , save your money on upgrading the weak 10s don't waste your time with the 12 either. Go out and get the 14ff and forget about it!!!!!!

    Ric

    "Wheel hard or go home."
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  4. 2Dogs

    2Dogs 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Re: Still can\'t decide?

    Go with the 14FF. Plan on upgrading wheels or you will always be bumping into the 6 lug problems.

    Dave

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