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1990 k5 Front Clip

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 1990k5fan, Jan 14, 2007.

  1. 1990k5fan

    1990k5fan 1/2 ton status

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    So I'm really interested in changing the grille and headlight display on my 90 k5 blazer.

    The problem that i'm currently running in to is the fact that on all of the truck sites, all I find are the ones for dual headlights and not quad. I was wondering if there were any billet grilles for the 90 k5's or if it would be possible to setup this. http://www.lmctruck.com/icatalog/bzc/0067.asp

    I really like the way the rectangular light housings and the long plain billet grille look on the top one but it seems like noone supports this on the 90's.

    Thanks ,
    Dennis
     
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    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    you have the quad lights now that are side by side? if so and you dont want that style thay sell real good.

    but if you want the 81-87 style then you will need cor suport and all parts to go with it.

    suports are diffrent for 2 light / 4 light up-down style / and 4 light side by side style.

    also i think the 89-91 gmc grill is better lookin. but you will need the headlight bezels for the gmc grill as chevy is one style 3 peice and gmc is other style 3 peice.
     
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    According to that link you use your factory headlight "doors" and the billet grille they list there on the top. Or you can go with the chrome job on the bottom. If you want to step back to the old style front clip then it is like K30 said.
     
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    So, what is the easiest way to get that sort of clean look, like shown in the first model on the top of the catalog page?

    Does anyone have a picture of that style grill with the quad-headlights?
    Thanks
     
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    i was going to get a repro gmc 90 grill, then cut out the center and made my own. since the gmc is just open with no center line
     
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    Yeah that is what it looks like. Is there anyway of just redoing the headlight system without changing the radiator support? After seeing how clean the other look is, I really want something close to it.
     
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    nope, you have to change the radiator support. funny, i swapped from that first setup that you like, to the newer setup you have currently.
     
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    Do you have a picture of yours? Is there anyway to make the stock setup look better than it looks?
     
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    Heres my stock setup on my 88 I just primed and painted it all black.
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    thats the old stock grill i had

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    other truck
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    with the new clip on, im going to eventually get a custom billet grill when i get the other stuff taken care of first
    [​IMG]
     
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    gmc grill installed 89-91 quad style

    big truck 02.jpg
     
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    Can you provide an outside link for that? I'm not a subscriber so I can't see it.

    Is there anyway to get close to the same look? Also, a picture of the cleanest, nicest looking quad style grill you've seen would be really helpful.

    Maybe if I just polished my stock one and got new lenses it would brighten the look of the front, but right now, i'm just not feeling it.
     
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    Bump
     
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    Bump once more.
     

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