Vanning.com logo
Boxdin
Site Navigation


Advertisements
Recent Posts
Robo's Lowrider Boogie Van
by RoboforcerX2000. December 15th 2018 9:02 pm
Hello from Flagstaff
by Starlord. December 15th 2018 8:40 pm
Cleveland Autorama?
by newkirkinc1. December 15th 2018 3:57 pm
My 1997 Express
by newkirkinc1. December 15th 2018 3:55 pm
Vanners with Pickups
by Meanmachine. December 15th 2018 10:24 am
New from Langley bc Canada
by newkirkinc1. December 15th 2018 8:16 am
Dodge ecu needed help!
by MAIN64. December 15th 2018 3:44 am
Hi from Canada eh!
by Bonesmutley. December 14th 2018 11:07 pm
New Transvan owner
by lukester. December 14th 2018 7:49 pm
Calender for 2019
by newkirkinc1. December 14th 2018 6:52 pm
Featured Links
Vanning.Com is a an authorized Amsoil Dealer


Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
Looking to convert my Chevy g10 to 4x4 #729747
November 12th 2017 9:07 am
November 12th 2017 9:07 am
Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 1
Buffalo,NY
8
81nomad Offline OP
stranger
81nomad  Offline OP
stranger
8
Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 1
Buffalo,NY
I have an 81 lwb Chevy g10. I'm thinking about building a 4x4 van I'm starting to gather parts to do the conversion.i found a 92 1 ton van with a 454. Would like to use the engine transmission and rear end out of the 92 as the body on the 92 is shot. Would like to know what's best to use for the front I might be able to get a Dana 44 but I think it's out of a Ford. ( Does that matter?) And also what kind of transfer case do you guys recommend? I'm not very mechanically inclined. But I've worked on my own vehicles in the passed and I'm not stupid.. I understand that this is a big job, but I'm going to be buying a kit from bolder off-road. And probably going to have a shop do the install. I just want to get all the right stuff before hand. Thanks in advanced!!

Last edited by 81nomad; November 12th 2017 9:09 am.
Re: Looking to convert my Chevy g10 to 4x4 [Re: 81nomad] #729752
November 12th 2017 11:40 am
November 12th 2017 11:40 am
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 13,880
Van Diego California
frscke1 Offline
frscke1  Offline

Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 13,880
Van Diego California
Welcome to the site 81nomad ....

I have a 92 & 93 454 G van. My biggest question is ... does the vin on the G30 start with 2GAGG39N ...if so they made very very few of those. As my 92 only 16 made & my 93 they only made 3 of them.

Please check the vin before your gut it. A G10 is not the ideal van to convert to a 4x due to the light structure of the vehicle. The G30 is a very tough van, that would be the one to convert.

Here's the story of my 4x...

http://lmctrucklife.com/2016/02/scott-keefer-1993-chevy-g30/

[Linked Image]


SUNSHINE VANS-VAN DIEGO
ADRENALIN BY THE GALLON & CHASIN RACIN
ONE FOR THE DIRT & ONE FOR THE STREETS
'93 CHEVY G30 454 4X4 SPORTVAN EXT 146" WB
'92 CHEVY G30 454 BEAUVILLE EXT 146" WB
Re: Looking to convert my Chevy g10 to 4x4 [Re: 81nomad] #729770
November 13th 2017 11:45 am
November 13th 2017 11:45 am
Joined: Nov 2013
Posts: 1,045
West Texas
W
Wedgy Offline
old hand
Wedgy  Offline
old hand
W
Joined: Nov 2013
Posts: 1,045
West Texas
Hello 81nomad, and welcome to the site!

Food for thought. Detroit in the front is pretty hardcore, but the Dana 60 is 8 lug like your G30. Good hunting!

https://roswell.craigslist.org/cto/d/1984-chevy-k30-m1008/6360844597.html

This is the ideal one ton crawler setup. Dana 60 for the front, Drivers side drop, already geared 4.56, plus detroit lockers front and rear. You'll still need the NP205 transfer case, plus driveshafts. Etc. Lots of other goodies listed.
Very likely the same axles used on Big Red.


Good Wrenching!

Re: Looking to convert my Chevy g10 to 4x4 [Re: 81nomad] #729783
November 14th 2017 9:06 am
November 14th 2017 9:06 am
Joined: Nov 2013
Posts: 1,045
West Texas
W
Wedgy Offline
old hand
Wedgy  Offline
old hand
W
Joined: Nov 2013
Posts: 1,045
West Texas
And here's a NP205

https://mohave.craigslist.org/pts/d/new-process-transfer-case/6382894024.html

Check out the current 4x build thread by Overdrive915, also the Lunchbox2 4x build thread. Many other 4xs on here as well.

Stay warm up there and have fun!

Last edited by Wedgy; November 14th 2017 9:21 am. Reason: 4xs!!!

Moderated by  Astro 

Donate


Upcoming Events
discovery
Instagram Feed
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 0 guests, and 5 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
Hairoinn, Chatta714, TommyTheTransvan, MAIN64, Vinks183
10679 Registered Users
Top Posters(30 Days)
frscke1 66
CatFish 27
Forum Statistics
Forums68
Topics35,079
Posts515,504
Members10,679
Most Online177
May 8th, 2013

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1