Front spring length 73-87 vs 88-91

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  1. Cricket

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    Is there a significant difference in front leaf spring length between 73-87 vs 88-91.

    Can you use 88-91 fronts on an older model?
     
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    Umm, if you mean 88-91 PU's, they're IFS.

    If you mean 88-91 R/V bodies (Blazer/Burb/sixpacks), they're the same as the 73-87's.

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    there is no difference as long as its leaf spring. the torsion bars from 1990 K1500's won't work.:haha:
     
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    Not IFS, solid axle 88-91 with front leaf springs. Thanks!
     
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    bushing size only for the bolts. just use older bushings.
     

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