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rear conversion

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by SUPERSUB87, Oct 27, 2006.

  1. SUPERSUB87

    SUPERSUB87 1/2 ton status

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    How hard is it to convert barn doors to the lift/drop gate on a suburban... does anybody have any pics for this????
     
  2. gmcburb1965

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    On my '65 all the mounting holes are there for both just a matter of finding a donor. Yours may be the same, check for threaded holes.
     
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    It was easy up until around 82. The jambs were 'dual-pattern' to accept either. Afterwards they were truly built one way or the other. :(

    It is rumored that that the structure is still there to tie into if you dig into the sheetmetal. However, the captured nut-bar/plate that the hinge bolts woud thread into, is not.

    I have yet to try this experiment with my '84.
     
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    im not gonna try that one. sounds scary.
     

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