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    Default solid axle conversion

    im just looking for some people with ideas or who have done what im wanting to do. i have a 2004 silverado 1500 4x4 and im wanting to swap the independent front end for a solid one and air bag suspension any ideas will be grately appreciated. sorry for spelling i know it sucks

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    Cool solidaxleconversion

    Is this for heavy offroading or mostly for show??

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    mainly for show very little if any offroad the most offroad would be goin out in the pasture to the bon fire

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    Cool solidaxleconversion

    I would stay away from airbags, they can be a pain. Call Bob at The Custom Truck Shop in Port Saint Lucie, Fl. # 772-335-1700. Theve done many axle conversions on GMs. Im not sure if thats the right area code for the phone, but the number is right.

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    thank you for the help!

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    Check out this there are alot of members with the conversion. I am also a member and I must say they are a good bunch of guys with alot of knowledge on how to go big.
    1997 Chevy K3500
    4x4 X-Cab Dually
    454 Dual Exhaust

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    thanks for thesite ill deff check itout

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    look on google for gm solid axle swaps, some companies make kits for them, just gotta do some of your own welding and fabrication but thats what id go with i would if i had the money to change mine to a 4x4

    2000 Chevy Silverado 2500 4x4

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    2.5 in Daystar leveling keys

    285/75/16s BFG ATs on HD wheels

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