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2X4 Conversion

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Old 09-25-2006, 04:04 AM
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New to the forum, long time Chevy owner.

My question is, Has anyone gone the wrong way and made a 4x4 into a 2 wheel drive? Want to buy back my 74' Blazer and turn in to a cool street machine. Have a friend that works at a body shop, he says that he's 99% sure you can bolt a independent front onto the 4x4 frame... Anybody done this thing???

Also check out the Cardomain and check out the Blazer.

Thanks,
Rich-
 
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Old 09-25-2006, 08:02 PM
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wait, why?? and welcome! and put up the link to your cardomain
 
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Old 09-26-2006, 12:40 AM
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I thought it would be in the signature.
My old 74' blazer
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2371271
 
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Old 09-26-2006, 01:23 AM
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For a 4x2 I think you need a different tail end for the tranny and a driveshaft that is longer. (after removing the t case.)
 
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Old 09-26-2006, 04:31 PM
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Ya the 700r behind the 406 is the easy part. Make a new drive line to handle the 400 hp and Im good to go.
IT's the front crossmember bolting up to the frame where the leaf springs were. On a 2wd rig there is a few extra holes punched into the frame, the break lines are in a different location and there is a dent punched in from the out side of the frame to clear the upper "A" Arm.

Anyone do this convertion?
 
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