Will it fit?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by BozoWise, May 7, 2002.

  1. BozoWise

    BozoWise 1/2 ton status

    Mar 28, 2002
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    Lubbock, TX
    I am having a He** of a time getting a D60 front. For the time being I want to upgrade my GM 10 bolt and GM 12 bolt setup in a 1979 K5 blazer.

    I have a friend that has a matching set of Dana 44 front and Dana 60 rear that came out of a Dodge Power Wagon. Could I get that under the K5? What all would I have to change. I am a good welder but need to know what would be involved in the swap. Thanks in advance for you help.
  2. four_by_ken

    four_by_ken 1/2 ton status

    Jun 9, 2001
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    Allenton, MI
    There may be some issues for the rear, like brake fittings or shock mounts, but nothing that you shouldnt be able to handle. That would be a good upgrade.

    I dont see any reason to go to the Dana 44, unless there is a flat top knckle. That would allow cross over steering.

    Ken H.

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