1991 suburban suspension question

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  1. homelessduck

    homelessduck Full Access Member

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    I have a 3/4 ton 4x4 burban ( Last year with the solid axle) I was thinking about swapping in 1/2 ton springs for a better ride. Does anyone know if they are a direct swap? Been awhile since I worked on a Chevy. But I think I remember them being practically the same..

    @towcat ?
     
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    towcat Administrator Staff Member

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    they are. and I don't think you'll gain any softness either.
    imho the springs are the same. the axles are a little different 6 lug vs. 8 lug.
     
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    Clb Another old truck Supporting Member

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    Cannot answer your question, but I have a 91 v3500 if ya need to compare stuff.
    Mine rides like a buckboard.
     
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    u2slow Plan B

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    Do you have 2 leaf or 3 leaf springs? AFAIK, that's the only two ways they came.

    There was a dual-shock option for those trucks. Maybe that would help?
     
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    It has like 8 in the rear, 2 in the front I believe. But I sold it this morning so I guess it doesn't matter haha. Thanks.
     
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    turbonator gm diesel guys, AKA turbonator

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    yup, the ole solid axle trucks were not caddies...LOL
     

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