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Axle conversion for 1/2 ton Chevy???

I bought my son a 1995 Tahoe and it has 38.5" Super Swamper Boggers on it. I was wondering if anyone knows anything about upgrading the front axles. GM runs independent front suspension on their 1tons so I was thinking that someone might have some info on doing a conversion. Being a 1ton the axles must be bigger and stronger. If not any info on a stronger aftermarket axles woud be great to.
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Here is a good source for a solid axle conversion. This is the best cv axle made for these trucks. It says it's for 1/2 tons but they make them for 3/4 and 1 tons as well. If you are looking into a very custom 4 link with a solid axle you might want to talk to these guys.

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IFS sucks, if you are going to be swapping new stuff in it just go with a solid axle conversion. You wont regret it when all is said and done.

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yea those 38s are gonna kill that IFS after its wheeled pretty hard a few times. im plannin on doin a solid axel swap on my toyota pick in feb-march

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