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Old 07-04-2000, 07:40 AM
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I noticed that some people wanting to do a spring over conversion correctly, you need to swap the knuckles off a chevy soa on to your wag 44 axles so your steering is correct. Well, this is a crazy question, but can chevy springs mount up on a wagoneer?

The reason why i ask is, dodge 6" rear springs only cost $230 and chevy 6" springs are $199.
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Old 07-05-2000, 04:54 PM
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If you have a gas ax and a welder anything is posible. But I don't know if they will bolt on.

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Old 07-06-2000, 02:02 AM
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a buddy of mine had some front 4 inch lift springs for a full size short bed chevy that he was going to give me,but they would not fit. i cant remember exactly why,tht was last year,but the length form eye to eye on the chevy truck was different.it was shorter,if i remember correctly.it seems that i measured his rear,too, at that same time,and decided that the rear spring wouldnt work either.

as was stated,if you can cut/grind and weld,its perfectly fesible to move the hangers to the appropriate places to accomodate chevy springs.id do a shackel reversal while youre at it. in the front you could move the rear hanger,in the back youd probably have to move the rear mount,due to the location of the front eye on the frame.

i dunno-that sounds like alot of work to save $40.



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Old 07-06-2000, 02:11 AM
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Yeah your right, to much work, it was just a thought.

Thanks for clearing that up for me guys.
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