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Fiberglass Body?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by taterblazer, Jun 16, 2001.

  1. taterblazer

    taterblazer 1/2 ton status

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    Anyone know of a source for fiberglass bodies? Is it outrageously expensive?
     
  2. tRustyK5

    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    USbody source makes K5 bodies from fibergalss...roughly $5000 each[​IMG]

    Rene

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    <A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.usbody.com/WhereQualityComesFirst.htm>http://www.usbody.com/WhereQualityComesFirst.htm</A>
     
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    yikes, that's spendy!! I like rust
     
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    Yeah $5,000 is expensive... but the funny thing is if someone cherried out a Blazer with one of those and a whole build up it'd still probably cost half of what a new truck costs and could outwheel any of them too!

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    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    I thought about it a while back...but fiberglass breaks and cracks. At least steel is somewhat structural and can be hammered back into shape.

    I sure would like the lighter weight though![​IMG]

    Rene

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    There used to be a place that advertised in the back of the mags with a reinforced tub for $3500, but i haven't seen an ad in a while.

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