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axle conversion

Discussion in 'General Chevy & GM Tech Questions' started by jmhitt450, Feb 22, 2011.

  1. jmhitt450

    jmhitt450 New Member

    I have a 2008 chevy 1500. I have found plenty of conversions for the 2500 and 3500 frame. Is it possible if so how much wil I be getting myself into to swap axles on my 1500? And price?
  2. DAREDEVIL

    DAREDEVIL Rockstar 4 Years 1000 Posts

    Welcome to the club, and what is it that you want to change too...8 lug or just bigger axles and keep your 6 lug pattern

    I have a 4:10 gear ratio 12 bolt rear end sitting here ( cheap ) works perfect its of a 96..as far as i know the only thing you would need to change on any bigger axle from a 3/4 or 1 ton are the leavespring haengers and shock mounts !
  3. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    Welcome to the club. Are you talking about doing straight axle conversion?
  4. mfleetwood

    mfleetwood Rockstar 4 Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    Welcome!!!
  5. stephan

    stephan Rockstar 4 Years 5000 Posts

    Welcome to the club
  6. murdog94

    murdog94 Epic Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

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