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Grill convertion..

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by American84K5, Mar 1, 2005.

  1. American84K5

    American84K5 1/2 ton status

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    is there any way to convert the grill from like an 84 to a 73-75 ? does it all fit or what?
     
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    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    the hole frt end needs swaping.hood fenders core support and all other parts. and hood hinges are differet on old cab to new.
     
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    ok then.. nevermind
     
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    nice try but not easy, sorry.
     
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    its really not that hard man, and you could do it fairly cheap....

    Were you just thinking of changing the Grill only?

    personally i like the older front clips as oppose to the 80's style.
     
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    will a 73-75 grille work with my 89 fenders and hood? i like the look of those years where the marker light is seperate from the headlight bezel.
     
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    I plan on swapping the '82 front clip off my K-10 parts truck to my '75 K-5 soon.

    Can two guys handle that weight? :confused:


    How much time should I set aside? :confused:


    I have air tools but most of the work will be done by myself !
     
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    CK5 home >> Technical...

    A lot of really good stuff most people don't see, or have no clue it's there.

    Ever get bored, just scroll through the nav bar...

    Rene
     
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    yea i like the way the older ones look like with the single big square head light they can look tight with a billet grill but so can 80s
     

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