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Old 07-13-2012, 03:02 PM
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99 to a 2005 coil spring front end help

Hey guys I sold my 12 inch lift and 42s and wheels and I am swapping my truck over to a 2005 front end. I have the truck I am getting the axles out of. Unroll tommorrow and I am wonderting what all I need to get off of it. I ordered 8 inch bds lift and 20x12 machined and black xd. Diesels.and 38x 15 toyos. Also should I swap the rear axle to? Or just the front?
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Old 07-13-2012, 03:16 PM
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Yes swap the rear axle too! Have you checked what gear ratio you have?
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Ok I already pulled it out of my donor truck. And no I donno what ratio it is
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Old 07-13-2012, 07:34 PM
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Are you doing a write up on this swap. I wouldn't mind checking all of this out.
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x2 on the write up, take lots of pics if you can
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Old 07-13-2012, 07:39 PM
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O I can I will just use this and post pics here. So far I have tore my truck downbeat and I got the front axle, track bar, draglink, stabilizer and all brackets off the frame I still have to get the spring buckets but that's it I think. My lift will be in on wed or Thursday so there won't be much progress till then
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so i know why your changing to a coil front end but i'm curious as to why your going with a smaller lift vs your previous one?
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Old 07-13-2012, 07:50 PM
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I also got the sway bar. Here are some pics so far. One is what the truck did look like and one is the new wheels





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Old 07-13-2012, 07:55 PM
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Why would someone get rid of that truck, cant that all buff out. lol those wheels look badass man, i really like em
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Old 07-13-2012, 07:56 PM
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And it will just make the truck more practical. Also need it to pull my crawler. I also plan on doing another cummins. Swap and if I do I want to new able to play with.the power.


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