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89-91 Grill Swap

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by cryptobiotic, Jan 15, 2003.

  1. cryptobiotic

    cryptobiotic Registered Member

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    I am planning on doing a grill swap from my 83 to a 89-91 style front clip, as far as i can tell anythng from an 81 and up it is pretty easy all you need is parts, i got a list of parts but i was wondering if anyone knows of any for sale or where i can find the parts for cheap? please let me know /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif
     
  2. TXsizeK5

    TXsizeK5 1/2 ton status

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    Ive posted in the "wanted" section before... and I get offers for around 400-450... too steep for me at the time. You can always check junkyards. Etc.
     
  3. Sandman

    Sandman 3/4 ton status Author

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    I bought the whole front setup from a junkyard for $350. All they did was take a saw and cut around the front and give it too me. I got about 6" inches of the front fenders with it. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    I think LMC sells all the parts to put one together.

    I bought a hood, front fenders, innner wheelwells, core support, grill, headlight doors, headlights, parking lights, front fascia, and AC condensor for $200.

    It had a smashed fender but other than that was in pristine shape. The paint on the headlight doors is faded but that's it. It'd been sitting there for a month until my Dad asked me on the phone one day "do you want to buy some fenders and a hood for $200?" I said, "sure". Then I found out it was everything still all bolted together. I was looking for fenders and inner wheelwells at the time. Some guy smashed his Jimmy and was parting it out so I got the whole front clip for $200.

    Moral of the story: keep your eyes open. Chances are if these vehicles are in a junkyard they've already been robbed of their front clip.
     

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