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Old 03-31-2014, 08:34 PM   #15
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A leaf spring setup would be possible, but I doubt it could be done at current ride height without a serious drop axle and a lot if frame work to make room for the drop axle. And then it would still cost more than just buying the right axle....
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Old 07-12-2015, 11:59 AM   #16
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Old 07-12-2015, 01:42 PM   #17
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Thanks everybody the reson I asked is because my father owns a large machine shop and we make axels for a lot of different things I told him airstream axels are not anything like what we make
Owning machine shop should have enough savvy to change out axles, as axles from Colin Hyde are simple bolt up w/no mods for year of your AS. I changed mine by my self w/no help at 78 yrs. old and I'm not a mechanic just do what I want to do. complete axles deliv. to bus address I believe were well under $2000.00 from Colin Just remember if doing work your self install shocks on axle before putting axles up to frame, don't ask me how I no this, and only make mistake one time.
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