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Solid Axle Swap *In The Progress* UPDATE

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    Solid Axle Swap *In The Progress* UPDATE


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    Alright well this is an updated thread of the swap, old thread got cluttered with alot of talk and off topic conversations so i thought i would make a new thread
    Dana 60 swap, stock 52s... And hopefully Pictures this time around
    http://www.fullsizechevy.com/forum/g...update-13.html
    OLD THREAD CLICK HERE
    ----->http://www.fullsizechevy.com/forum/g...p-process.html

    well first off heres the the truck
    *1999 Chevy k1500 Tahoe*


    Last time itll see mud with the stock suspension



    and heres one i took while washing it today next to my brothers F250 7.3L Powerstroke



    Orginal plans were dick cepek 6.5" lift and 14 bolt semifloat *6 lug*
    *sold along with everything else, the tires are on my brothers truck now*







    The 14 bolt 9.5 Semi-Float that i fully rebuilt & regeared (Bought from Powerfool)







    After i started working on it

    Regeared

    Sanded & primed



    Wheel cylinders and Brake shoes


    And Done





    *SOLD*

    NEW PLANS *SOLID AXLE SWAP* w/ 14 bolt 10.5 full float
    4.56 gears, detriot locker, and disk brake conversion






    Last edited by Btempy; 04-18-2012 at 03:10 PM.
    SOLID AXLE HOE

    Front: 79 Dana 60 Kingpin Front Axle 4.56 gears
    Rear: 14 Bolt Full Float Detroit locker, Disks, and 4.56 gears
    http://www.fullsizechevy.com/forum/g...ss-update.html

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    Re: Solid Axle Swap *In The Progress* UPDATE

    Sweet first one on here Subd

    1994 GMC K1500 EC, 14 bolt 9.5 SF rear, Thrush Welded Muffler Dual turndown, stripped truck of plastic black trim as well as trim on bumper, custom Z71 No Fear Offroad decals, Maxxis Big Horn 31x10.5x15 for winter driving. **SOON** new engine, rebuild trans, and SAS

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    Re: Solid Axle Swap *In The Progress* UPDATE

    Order a couple things for my SAS from SShultz *nice guy to deal with*
    -front hangers
    -shock hoops
    -4" over stock atlas leafs
    -shocks
    -Brakelines



    SOLID AXLE HOE

    Front: 79 Dana 60 Kingpin Front Axle 4.56 gears
    Rear: 14 Bolt Full Float Detroit locker, Disks, and 4.56 gears
    http://www.fullsizechevy.com/forum/g...ss-update.html

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    Re: Solid Axle Swap *In The Progress* UPDATE

    And the Tires:
    Before you say anything.
    I have a total of about $150 in these tires ( i have a set of 5 )
    Nitto terra grapplers yes terra grapplers.. i know they suck but the price didnt
    325/65/18
    *only bad thing is they are an 18" wheel and the selection sucks but its what i had to work*
    Last edited by Btempy; 03-29-2011 at 11:45 AM.
    SOLID AXLE HOE

    Front: 79 Dana 60 Kingpin Front Axle 4.56 gears
    Rear: 14 Bolt Full Float Detroit locker, Disks, and 4.56 gears
    http://www.fullsizechevy.com/forum/g...ss-update.html

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    Re: Solid Axle Swap *In The Progress* UPDATE

    just wondering have you or will you be doing audio in your truck?

    1994 GMC K1500 EC, 14 bolt 9.5 SF rear, Thrush Welded Muffler Dual turndown, stripped truck of plastic black trim as well as trim on bumper, custom Z71 No Fear Offroad decals, Maxxis Big Horn 31x10.5x15 for winter driving. **SOON** new engine, rebuild trans, and SAS

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    Re: Solid Axle Swap *In The Progress* UPDATE

    since this thread is about my truck why not show some of the interior & exterior mods i have done
    Sony Radio w/ Tune Tray & delete pocket

    CB & PA w/ Sirens

    Blue Leds in dash and HVAC




    Exterior
    Disabled DRLs

    4hi mod
    Last edited by Btempy; 03-27-2011 at 10:18 PM.
    SOLID AXLE HOE

    Front: 79 Dana 60 Kingpin Front Axle 4.56 gears
    Rear: 14 Bolt Full Float Detroit locker, Disks, and 4.56 gears
    http://www.fullsizechevy.com/forum/g...ss-update.html

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    Re: Solid Axle Swap *In The Progress* UPDATE

    sweet any subs?

    1994 GMC K1500 EC, 14 bolt 9.5 SF rear, Thrush Welded Muffler Dual turndown, stripped truck of plastic black trim as well as trim on bumper, custom Z71 No Fear Offroad decals, Maxxis Big Horn 31x10.5x15 for winter driving. **SOON** new engine, rebuild trans, and SAS

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    Re: Solid Axle Swap *In The Progress* UPDATE

    Nope,dont know if i want any or not.
    ive installed a couple systems for friends.. its just not my thing and if i do im getting a custom box made to fit under the back seats.
    SOLID AXLE HOE

    Front: 79 Dana 60 Kingpin Front Axle 4.56 gears
    Rear: 14 Bolt Full Float Detroit locker, Disks, and 4.56 gears
    http://www.fullsizechevy.com/forum/g...ss-update.html

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    Re: Solid Axle Swap *In The Progress* UPDATE

    custom boxes i had made for my 12s
    right


    left


    plus a box under the seat
    Last edited by FoxFirefighter; 03-27-2011 at 10:41 PM.

    1994 GMC K1500 EC, 14 bolt 9.5 SF rear, Thrush Welded Muffler Dual turndown, stripped truck of plastic black trim as well as trim on bumper, custom Z71 No Fear Offroad decals, Maxxis Big Horn 31x10.5x15 for winter driving. **SOON** new engine, rebuild trans, and SAS

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    Re: Solid Axle Swap *In The Progress* UPDATE

    First on the list to do
    SAS
    then maybe ill get subs but im not sure yet
    SOLID AXLE HOE

    Front: 79 Dana 60 Kingpin Front Axle 4.56 gears
    Rear: 14 Bolt Full Float Detroit locker, Disks, and 4.56 gears
    http://www.fullsizechevy.com/forum/g...ss-update.html

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    Re: Solid Axle Swap *In The Progress* UPDATE

    i had all the stuff so it didnt cost anything thats y i did it

    1994 GMC K1500 EC, 14 bolt 9.5 SF rear, Thrush Welded Muffler Dual turndown, stripped truck of plastic black trim as well as trim on bumper, custom Z71 No Fear Offroad decals, Maxxis Big Horn 31x10.5x15 for winter driving. **SOON** new engine, rebuild trans, and SAS

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    Re: Solid Axle Swap *In The Progress* UPDATE

    I also recently bought an Esky cluster from AGChoset *Nice guy*

    cant wait to swap out my old cluster which maybe for sale soon blue leds and all
    Last edited by Btempy; 03-27-2011 at 11:05 PM.
    SOLID AXLE HOE

    Front: 79 Dana 60 Kingpin Front Axle 4.56 gears
    Rear: 14 Bolt Full Float Detroit locker, Disks, and 4.56 gears
    http://www.fullsizechevy.com/forum/g...ss-update.html

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    Re: Solid Axle Swap *In The Progress* UPDATE

    this is what im looking at getting

    1994 GMC K1500 EC, 14 bolt 9.5 SF rear, Thrush Welded Muffler Dual turndown, stripped truck of plastic black trim as well as trim on bumper, custom Z71 No Fear Offroad decals, Maxxis Big Horn 31x10.5x15 for winter driving. **SOON** new engine, rebuild trans, and SAS

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    Re: Solid Axle Swap *In The Progress* UPDATE

    i just dont like that style (pre 95) but the digital is actually pretty cool.
    id like to see the price tag on something like that though ha
    SOLID AXLE HOE

    Front: 79 Dana 60 Kingpin Front Axle 4.56 gears
    Rear: 14 Bolt Full Float Detroit locker, Disks, and 4.56 gears
    http://www.fullsizechevy.com/forum/g...ss-update.html

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    Re: Solid Axle Swap *In The Progress* UPDATE

    lol um 600 lol well my truck is 94 and i dont feel like its necessary to convert the interior of my truck and besides i like more boxy then rounded lol not saying urs is retarded just a preference of mine the only thing that matters is that we both agree on GM products

    1994 GMC K1500 EC, 14 bolt 9.5 SF rear, Thrush Welded Muffler Dual turndown, stripped truck of plastic black trim as well as trim on bumper, custom Z71 No Fear Offroad decals, Maxxis Big Horn 31x10.5x15 for winter driving. **SOON** new engine, rebuild trans, and SAS

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    Quote Originally Posted by FoxFirefighter View Post
    lol um 600 lol well my truck is 94 and i dont feel like its necessary to convert the interior of my truck and besides i like more boxy then rounded lol not saying urs is retarded just a preference of mine the only thing that matters is that we both agree on GM products
    and that we both agree IFS suck!
    SOLID AXLE HOE

    Front: 79 Dana 60 Kingpin Front Axle 4.56 gears
    Rear: 14 Bolt Full Float Detroit locker, Disks, and 4.56 gears
    http://www.fullsizechevy.com/forum/g...ss-update.html

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    Re: Solid Axle Swap *In The Progress* UPDATE

    yea stupid soccer moms had to just fall in love with how much smoother IFS is over a solid!!! gah i also wanna beat the s**t out of the guy that decided to stop using the CAT engines

    1994 GMC K1500 EC, 14 bolt 9.5 SF rear, Thrush Welded Muffler Dual turndown, stripped truck of plastic black trim as well as trim on bumper, custom Z71 No Fear Offroad decals, Maxxis Big Horn 31x10.5x15 for winter driving. **SOON** new engine, rebuild trans, and SAS

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    Re: Solid Axle Swap *In The Progress* UPDATE

    UPS dropped off some stuff today...
    ha didnt even wanna walk it all the way to the door so i found the boxes in the middle of my driveway when i got home.... I dont blame them!



    SOLID AXLE HOE

    Front: 79 Dana 60 Kingpin Front Axle 4.56 gears
    Rear: 14 Bolt Full Float Detroit locker, Disks, and 4.56 gears
    http://www.fullsizechevy.com/forum/g...ss-update.html

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    Re: Solid Axle Swap *In The Progress* UPDATE

    Quote Originally Posted by Btempy View Post
    UPS dropped off some stuff today...
    ha didnt even wanna walk it all the way to the door so i found the boxes in the middle of my driveway when i got home.... I dont blame them!



    couple questions can you give me the specs on the front hanger? also what lift does that hanger give? and what size lift are you doing? and if 6 inch what model Pro Comp shocks are those

    1994 GMC K1500 EC, 14 bolt 9.5 SF rear, Thrush Welded Muffler Dual turndown, stripped truck of plastic black trim as well as trim on bumper, custom Z71 No Fear Offroad decals, Maxxis Big Horn 31x10.5x15 for winter driving. **SOON** new engine, rebuild trans, and SAS

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    Re: Solid Axle Swap *In The Progress* UPDATE

    Quote Originally Posted by FoxFirefighter View Post
    couple questions can you give me the specs on the front hanger? also what lift does that hanger give? and what size lift are you doing? and if 6 inch what model Pro Comp shocks are those
    specs like what? hanger gives about 3" of lift...
    using 4" over stock springs
    shocks are procomp es3000
    SOLID AXLE HOE

    Front: 79 Dana 60 Kingpin Front Axle 4.56 gears
    Rear: 14 Bolt Full Float Detroit locker, Disks, and 4.56 gears
    http://www.fullsizechevy.com/forum/g...ss-update.html

 

 
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