Can a solid axle be used on an 88-98 Chevy?

Our solid axle conversion kit allows you to remove the stock independent front suspension from your ’88-98 Chevy and replace it with a solid axle. Choose an Option…

Which is solid axle conversion kit do you need?

The Offroad Design Solid Axle Conversion kit is completely bolt on, but there is some drilling involved. The kit includes a pair of brackets for the front of the springs, a pair of brackets for the shackles at the rear of the springs, a pair of shackles with our greasable bushings and bolts, instructions and all necessary hardware.

What kind of axle does a 2000 GMC 3500 have?

We sell three “kits” for the front of the 2000-2010 DMAX/HD for those running the ’05+ Ford Superduty Axle (our prefered axle). We also sell all components individually so you can piece together your own kit.

What kind of springs do Chevy solid axles use?

The Offroad Design Solid Axle Conversion kit uses stock or aftermarket front springs for a ’73-87 Chevy (47″ long). We build Solid Axle Conversion kits only for the 31.5″/32″ spring pad width. Worried about ride quality?

How big is a standard 88-97 Chevy truck?

-Standard 88-97 trucks are generally 39.5 wide 1/2 ton through 1 ton. -Use’s Chevy 4×4 lift 73-87 era front springs 47 inch. 1. AXLE ( REBUILD AS NEEDED) DANA 44 OR 60 WITH DRIVER drop-31.5″

How big are front springs on an 88-98 Chevy?

For example, if you install a set of 4″ lift ’73-87 Chevy front springs you will net 7″ of lift. Using the stock rear springs from a ’73-87 1/2 ton (52″ long) on the front of your 88-98 Chevy will net 7-8″ of lift.

What kind of frame do you need for sas-001?

Note: SAS-001 kit will work with the newer Chevy 98-08 platform as well as long as you are using either a 78-79 Ford Dana 44 or Dana 60, or Chevy Dana 44 or Dana 60. Chevy axle will require swapping the transfer case to a passenger output. Frame must be a 39.5 inner rail width.