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87 to 88 frame differences

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by stockk5, Jan 7, 2005.

  1. stockk5

    stockk5 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    I was looking at a reese hitch, i was reading the box and it says it fits 88-91 gmc/chevy k5's. I want one for my 87 K5 but i am not sure on the differences between the frames if it will work. There shouldnt be a difference right?
     
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    stockk5 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    anyone?
     
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    As far as I can tell, during the 81-91 span the only change took place in 83 so you should be ok. I'm not sure exactly what changed on the frame itself but I know it was done to accomdate a lower rear passenger floorboard.


    Edit - I hope thsey're the same, I've got an 87 frame to go under my 91. :crazy:
     
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    Change may also be in a difference from frame height to body height and bumpers and all of that, I'm sure its designed to fit up and tuck in nicely.
     

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