Camber after NBS 8lug and 9.25 swap

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    If only junkyards in the SW sold rot free frames.

    http://www.car-part.com/cgi-bin/search.cgi

    I'll bet $5 that link doesn't work.
     
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    IIRC Chris 9.25 swapped his lifted Yukon. Seemed fine at first then ran into binding issues on compression due to the 9.25 and 2500 CVs being slightly wider overall than the 8.25 and 1500 CVs. Or maybe the height wasn't correct on the diff and the CVs weren't swinging on a radius close enough to the control arms. Either way, he's got a solid axle under it now.
     
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    The 2500 axles are longer by a smidge. Luckily I own both a 6 lug and 8 lug, so could measure installed lengths of both to compare. Mine's not lifted (small crank), so that variable doesn't exist. Only challenge is to get 8.25" width flange to flange. The secret sauce may be a hybrid of the 2 axles if that's feasible.
     
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    Taller diff requires more room, everyone that I've seen do that swap was lifted.
     
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    I see. That one in the thread above got the case shaved, don't recall if it was lifted or not. Something to keep in mind. Then again, @98chevy2500SS did the swap by welding in new upper mounts, I don't remember him shaving? I won't pull the trigger until I have more time and am more certain of the challenges. For now, I have the diff with only 140k on it and regret junking the rest of the truck with the CVs still intact and that mount. I should also point out that, after re-reading this thread, I mixed up 3 different trucks with 9.25 swaps.
     
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    Those would be used stock frames. I'd want something built a bit better and ready for upgrades....and galvanized would be nice.
     
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    Just ask that guy building a pro touring truck on here to make you one.
     
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