Sal's K2500 Dana 60 Solid Axle Swap

Discussion in 'Full Custom Suspension / Cages / Fab' started by strikk, Mar 27, 2018.

  1. strikk

    strikk I'm Awesome

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    I sourced two cross-members from California. Rear spare tire carrier and the rear fuel tank support

    Cleaning them up, grinding them down to fresh steel with some 80 grit did the trick
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    Then went through the POR15 clear, metal prep, then cleaner before being coated in POR15
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  2. strikk

    strikk I'm Awesome

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    The k2500 frame has been moved in front of the barn. It's time to pull the motor/trans/transfercase and get rid of all that independent front suspension. The donor cab is hiding under that tarp to the left

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    Deathpunch0311 OBS Enthusiast

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    A lot of work into this build. Going to look badass when it’s done!!!
     
  4. strikk

    strikk I'm Awesome

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    It might not look like much but the motor, trans, transfer case have been pulled. The torsion bars are unloaded and nearly every bolt for the IFS is loose.

    The next time it’ll be under its own weight it’ll have a Dana 60 under the front, shackle flip on the rear, and a bunch of fresh paint!

    The race is on before the cold weather comes through New England !

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