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Gen III swap crossmember

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 74kay5, Sep 15, 2006.

  1. 74kay5

    74kay5 1/2 ton status

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    Still waiting on someone to fab up a crossmember for the gen III swap. I don't know how much longer my getto fabulous hack and welding job is going to last on my exsisting one.
     
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    your in san jose...just ask ryan(ryanb) at pacificfab.net
     
  3. Ryan B.

    Ryan B. 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Thanks pete. :thumb:
    Come on by the shop and you can check out some of our GenIII swaps both completed and in progress. :D Theres also some pics of our swaps in the gallery if you click on the link in my sig. :wink1:
    We've talked about making a genIII crossmember, but we've been too busy to make it happen yet. We can make you a one off piece, or since you need it done, it could lead to mass production crossmembers. Sometimes adapter motor mount plates can work but it tips the engine at an angle..
     
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    Yeah thats what I did on my blazer was cut out the crossmember and motormounts and fabbed my own. Wasnt too bad. I actually left out the crossmember under the engine and made some extra bracing for the crossmember right in front of the engine to keep the rigidness of the frame.

    Remington
     
  5. 74kay5

    74kay5 1/2 ton status

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    I have the advance adapter plates that mounted the motor with stock mounts but I was hoping to use something like the ORD crossmember that they have for the xover steering. I would use that one in a second but it would require hacking that one up just like mine.
     
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    74kay5 1/2 ton status

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    also forgot to mention that I live in the north bay now. Balterbuilt offered to make one but if I brought him my exsisting one. The only problem with that is I have to cut it in half to get it out.
     
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    If you can't take it to Ryan and don't mind waiting a few weeks I may have an almost bolt-in option for you. I can't give any details now, but I'll have a write up soon.;)
     

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