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post #1 of 2 Old 02-20-2013, 07:15 PM Thread Starter
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Complete make over..

I have found a 1977 gmc Sierra classic 4x4. It has a 350/350 in it And from the resarch I have done it will have a 205 transfer, I am not sure what axles it has. My question is to the ones on here that have done the whole chevy running gear and all, what springs should I go with and any pointers for this swap. I am good at building, and welding and cutting so I can fab almost anything, I know there are alot of builds on here that people have done, And I have read almost all of them but just really wondering if I can stay with my cj springs are use the chevy springs or which ones do I need to find, I have done this swap on a Toyota so I have experience due to offroading my whole teen and adult years, just new to the jeep world. Thanks for the input


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post #2 of 2 Old 02-23-2013, 11:57 AM
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I have found a 1977 gmc Sierra classic 4x4. It has a 350/350 in it And from the resarch I have done it will have a 205 transfer, I am not sure what axles it has. My question is to the ones on here that have done the whole chevy running gear and all, what springs should I go with and any pointers for this swap. I am good at building, and welding and cutting so I can fab almost anything, I know there are alot of builds on here that people have done, And I have read almost all of them but just really wondering if I can stay with my cj springs are use the chevy springs or which ones do I need to find, I have done this swap on a Toyota so I have experience due to offroading my whole teen and adult years, just new to the jeep world. Thanks for the input
Use jeep springs the truck spring would be to stiff

86 cj7 496 powered 465/205 ton axles 38.5 boggers

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