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89 and 79 bodies the same??

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by yeild2me, Mar 8, 2003.

  1. yeild2me

    yeild2me 1/2 ton status

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    Can a 89 K5 replace a 79 K5 body? i.e. are the chassis the same??

    Thanks

    rob
     
  2. tRustyK5

    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    Same same...except for the front clip. Both have the footwell behind the front seats.

    Rene
     
  3. u2slow

    u2slow 1/2 ton status

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    My buddy did a pickup cab swap like this. He put an '81 cab/nose on a '77 frame. The rad support mounts needed to be moved, and it needed 1" of shimming under two of the cab mounts to level it with the box.

    K5 might be different though.
     

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