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MundusPax
08-15-2006, 05:51 PM
What's involved in going from 6 bolt to 8 bolt on Chevy 1/2ton IFS ?

trevyota
08-15-2006, 07:14 PM
a solid axlel.[cheers]

stuckle
08-15-2006, 07:56 PM
theres alot

its not worth it dude

trust me. You need new control arms, cv's, the diff is different, tie rod ends are diff... you need to replace the entire thing

while you have it all apart might as well sas it dude

trailburban
08-15-2006, 08:14 PM
change the outers from a 6 bolt lug design to 8 bolt. then change rotors.
or am i out to lunch?

could also get adapter plates (about $250)

factor
08-15-2006, 08:53 PM
why?

MundusPax
08-15-2006, 10:26 PM
theres alot

its not worth it dude

trust me. You need new control arms, cv's, the diff is different, tie rod ends are diff... you need to replace the entire thing

while you have it all apart might as well sas it dude

Thanks for the info Stuckle
solid axle it is then, hopefully next year I an get the $$$ for a nice Dana axle