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Hi Jon, looks like a great project. Not sure how far along you are with your 78 K frame installation but I have done something similar, I got the entire assembly off an 85 C10 and put it under my 64 C10. I have run across a little problem though, the idler arm was no good on either vehicle so I bought a new one for the 85. When I installed it the tie rod ends won't allow a rear angle far enough for the outer tie rod ends to reach the spindle bosses where they fit. It looks like the idler arm on your 78 is the same style as the original on my 64, it appears to "fold back" over itself. Is that the way the original 62 idler arm looked? I am pretty sure the drag link is different also, thinking the 64 is longer than the 85 model I have now also. Would definitely be interested in finding out which linkages you use to make everything work. Also, have you considered an air ride system for your truck? I put one in mine after I had bought new springs front and rear so the springs had to come out but that is OK. Think the air ride will be much better than the original suspension. I have all sorts of photos on my truck, if you are interested let me know. One thing that disappoints me about this site is either I am doing things that nobody else has tried or they don't have time to help. If I can be of assistance just let me know.
 
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