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post #1 of (permalink) Old 06-23-2004, 01:25 PM Thread Starter
 
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Soring Perch Distance?

OK well dont really have time to swap motors and such so I need to know now if there is a difference in the distance between the spring pads from the center on a 1 ton 14 bolt and 3/4 ton 14 bolt?

Looking to swap a pair of 1984 1 ton truck axles into a 1979 3/4 ton suburban. Then Im gonna chop up the Sub so it looks like a crew cab pickup. Maybe fool with a blazer fiberglass top but thats just a dream for now.

Any info on the axle swap would be great time to search now.

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Re: Soring Perch Distance?

The front axle will bolt in, but the rear will have to the perchs cut off, as the 1 tons used a different width. The 1 tons uses 40 1/2", and I think the 1/2 and 3/4 use a 43 1/2". The shock mounts might need to be changed too.
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