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Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by FastFob, Jun 14, 2002.

  1. FastFob

    FastFob Registered Member

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    What was the last year of the Full Convertible K5s?
    And, Does anyone have any information on converting a truck
    backhalve into a trailer? Any websites on HOW-TO or stuff like that.
    Thanks.
     
  2. NorthernRedNeck

    NorthernRedNeck Registered Member

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    The last year for the full convert was 75 I am pretty sure. All of the first gens were available..then the 73-75 models until gm cnacelled all of its convertables. Sorr i can't be much help on yer trailer q.
     
  3. FastFob

    FastFob Registered Member

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    It's cool, thanks for the info.
     
  4. 84_Chevy_K10

    84_Chevy_K10 Banned

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    To make a trailer:

    Take cab off frame.

    Cut it as far forward as you think will be necessary, probably somewhere near the front cab mounts. Remove all crossmembers, if any, that are between the front of the bed and where you cut the frame.

    Cut some slits in the frame near the front of the pickup bed on the top and bottom. Heat the sides of the frame until they're good and red. Do this on both sides to make the tongue. Weld or bolt a coupler on and you're ready to rock.
     
  5. Seventy4Blazer

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    making a truck into a trailer or a blazer into a trailer?
    75 was the last year... 74 is the best /forums/images/icons/grin.gif
    making a trailer is "easy". cut the front suspension out and notch the fram on the top and bottom. then bend them in to meet in the MIDDLE. i stress this because some imigriant made the one i own and it tracked to the side a bit before i fixed it. then remove all non esential items, add a hitch and maybe a post. you CAN use the stock lights, but a light kit is only like 25 dollars.
    grant
     

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