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Swapping to Chevy outer parts on a Ford 60?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sled_dog, Aug 18, 2004.

  1. sled_dog

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    Well I think I'm puting a Ford 60 under my k5. High Pinion just has too many advantages as well as the driver side pumpkin. I just need to know, what can I do for the outer parts? My IROKs are 15" rim tires. So I need to swap to Chevy parts or 3/4 ton bracketry. Is there a setup that I can use on the Ford Knuckles or should I just eliminate the Weaker Ford parts and go right to Dedenbear Chevy Knuckles?
     
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    had a few people say I should just swap and sell my Chevy 60 with the Ford outer parts. Would anyone be interested in such a setup? I wouldn't be worried about swapping at all if not for the stupid larger brake setup that I can't run with my rims.
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    had a few people say I should just swap and sell my Chevy 60 with the Ford outer parts. Would anyone be interested in such a setup? I wouldn't be worried about swapping at all if not for the stupid larger brake setup that I can't run with my rims.

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    I wouldn't even run a ford 60 with ford outers if I had chevy stuff sitting right there.

    Anybody that doesn't care about running 15" wheels will be glad it has the big calipers, just sell it that way.

    Put the Chevy knuckles and outers on your Ford 60 and run it. That's the best setup you can make with factory parts if you ask me.
     
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    Stomper ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ GMOTM Winner

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    I've got 15" rims on my ford 60 /forums/images/graemlins/grind.gif
     
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    I didn't think you could do it with any amount of grinding. I will still swap just to keep my Chevy knuckles and parts. High steer/knuckle strength is another concern.
     
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    They fit..but it's tight, very tight
     

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