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Re: looking for info for 1st gen AWD to 4x4 swap

Post by timelessbeing » Tue Oct 27, 2020 8:25 pm

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Mon Oct 26, 2020 4:44 pm
At least one person over on Expedition Portal has done a 4x4 swap on an AWD express, so this should be doable. (With a Silverado NP242, IIRC)
I can't seem to find it. Any chance you have the link please?

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Re: looking for info for 1st gen AWD to 4x4 swap

Post by Herbie » Wed Oct 28, 2020 2:59 am

timelessbeing wrote:
Tue Oct 27, 2020 8:25 pm
Herbie wrote:
Mon Oct 26, 2020 4:44 pm
At least one person over on Expedition Portal has done a 4x4 swap on an AWD express, so this should be doable. (With a Silverado NP242, IIRC)
I can't seem to find it. Any chance you have the link please?

Here you go: https://expeditionportal.com/forum/thre ... ion.52911/

I was close. It was an NP241 from a '90s K1500.
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Re: looking for info for 1st gen AWD to 4x4 swap

Post by Astrophysics » Mon Nov 16, 2020 5:51 pm

Hi Everyone,
When will GM bring out a new Express van to compete with Ford Transit and Sprinter and Dodge Pro Master?

Also, the big question is when will GM bring back the Astro Wagon and GMC Safari?


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Re: looking for info for 1st gen AWD to 4x4 swap

Post by timelessbeing » Mon Nov 16, 2020 10:20 pm

Good question.
All GM has now is the antiquated full size platform in 3/4t and 1t capacities. Their days are probably numbered. Especially with Biden. There is no 1/2t option. No AWD option. The City Express was a flop. I don't really have high hopes for whatever they come out with.

Astro/Safari are done for good. Goodbye forever.

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