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body swap

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 1979jimmy350, Mar 31, 2004.

  1. 1979jimmy350

    1979jimmy350 1/2 ton status

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    I am doing a body swap on my 1979 jimmy and I was wondering what is the best way to go about it with out using a car lift to get the body off of the frame?
     
  2. Muddytazz

    Muddytazz 1 ton status

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    Have a look at the body swap I did on my dads Burb
     
  3. 1979jimmy350

    1979jimmy350 1/2 ton status

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    My question is how to lift the body off of the old frame with out taking it all the way apart
     
  4. hardcore71

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    I rented a fork truck for the weekend. Myself, 3 friends and that fork truck had it swapped in 1 day. Another half day to reconnect everything. It was actually a fun project. I think the fork truck was only $100 and change.
     
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    We used the winch on my burb rigged up to the rafter in my dads barn with a snatch block and pulled both bodies off straight up /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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