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Can I drive my truck with just the front axle?

I have an 84 Chevy K20 4x4, and the rear axle ground itself up. I have pulled the truck into a spot in my yard using the front axle, and a couple of years ago when I was working on the rear driveshaft I had to drive it a few blocks and back to a shop to get things figured out. So what I‘m wondering is, would I destroy the truck any further if I just plugged the hole on the transfer case where the rear driveshaft goes and used it to drive to work and back at low speeds for a prolonged period of time? I am having a hard time coming across a rear axle since my truck was all I had to haul things and no one that has one near were I live is willing to deliver. I‘m in a small town so there is no u-pull-it place and well, I‘m just stuck in a situation where the persons car we were lent is becoming a burden.

Answer:

i would not recommend driving with the front wheels because it will mess up your transmission, when you turn it will bind up. causeing stress on the tranny and transfer case.
May 28, 2018
Well the 2/3 is changed to -2/3 i don't know about the other one
May 28, 2018

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