1993 Front Differential Problems

Discussion in 'General Chevy & GM Tech Questions' started by remist17, Jul 1, 2009.

  1. remist17

    remist17 Member

    Hello all,
    I have 93 K1500 4x4 thats having some issues with the front differential. I am thinking about pulling the differential out to redue the bearings.

    My question is, can a 4x4 be made into a 2x4 ? If I tear into the diff and find its bad I dont have the money to put into it so I was thinking maybe just convert the truck to 2 wheel. Pull the transfer case and put in a new tranny nad drive shaft. But i am not sure about the front hubs and axels. Do the axels play a part on securing the wheels?
  2. Jimmiee

    Jimmiee Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    You would have to replace the IFS front end with a straight axle style in order to do this. It would be cheaper to buy a used front diff.

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