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Old 03-07-2017, 06:24 PM   #1
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Chevy63 leaf spring swap

I'm thinking about doing the Chevy 63inch leaf spring swap to my 83 pickup. Just trying to figure out how hard is it to do, what do i need, is it worth doing? Give me pros and cons. I haven't fully convinced myself to do it yet.
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Anybody got any tips or information? Anything
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if you're planning on cutting/making own hangars with an angle grinder and cut off wheel. I'd recommend buying a quality kit worth it for the time spent making your own.
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if you're planning on cutting/making own hangars with an angle grinder and cut off wheel. I'd recommend buying a quality kit worth it for the time spent making your own.
After some research the a good kit would be what I would do. Now I'm unsure if it is something worth doing or is just buying a lift kit a better option.
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you need to look at what your goals are as in what you want the truck to accomplish- mall crawler with big tires or an actually functional suspension
i am surprised this didn't show up when you
http://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/toyot...-swap-faq.html
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you need to look at what your goals are as in what you want the truck to accomplish- mall crawler with big tires or an actually functional suspension
i am surprised this didn't show up when you
http://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/toyot...-swap-faq.html
that didn't show up on when I googled it. That is pretty much everything I need to know. Thank you very much. I think for now I am going to just do a lift. When and if I decide to go the crawler route that may be the way I go.
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