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post #1 of (permalink) Old 04-09-2008, 03:24 PM
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Sorry if this ticks anybody off, but I wasn't sure which GM trucks came standard with the solid axle. I am not concerned with the 1500 models, but the 2500/3500. Year range of about 89-00

Also if you have info on what axle these trucks came with (if it is a SFA) that would be awesome
If not, what's a good SFA and how do I get it?

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Any fullsize chevy/GMC truck before 1988 will have a solid front axle. Now depending on weight class & years, it could be a 10 bolt, dana 44, or dana 60. The crewcab trucks, stayed with a solid front axle until they switched over to the newer body style in 92, so up to 91 will have a SFA. K-5 blazers and suburbans stayed with a SFA until they switched over to the new body style in 92 as well, so up until 91 also had SFA's.

So, given the year range you are looking for, in the trucks, .. you would be searching for a 1 ton (V3500) crewcab (4 door) (89-91), which came with a Dana 60 front axle (solid or live axle) and a 14 bolt FF rear. An 88, 87 or 86 etc will be the same basic beast as well, but I tried to stay in the year range you listed. After 91, the only thing you would find is something that someone did a solid axle swap on.

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some medium duty 1 tons can be fond with dana 60s under the front.

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