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4x4 Frame Swap to 2X4

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I was wondering if a frame from any s10's or a 4dr would be the same.. I have a 2dr 4x4 blazer and want to swap frames to a 2x4 frame. Can I use a s10 frame or a 4dr frame? Or does it have to be a 2dr 2x4 frame?
 
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Default RE: 4x4 Frame Swap to 2X4

You would definitely have to use a 2dr frame and it has to be from a non-ZR2 (yes they were offered in 2wd as well in the later years [&o]).

That is a whole lot of cost just to switch your truck from 4wd to 2wd...
 
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you could take a 2wd pickup frame and use the front clip and have that grafted onto your blazer frame otherwise you will need a 2wd blazer frame
 
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What about just taking the 4wd components out and swapping in a 2wd trans and driveshaft?
It would be cheaper and easier in the long run.
 
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the suspensions are very different and if you remove the front half shafts the hubs come apart
 
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If you leave the outboard stub, you will be fine
 
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