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Small first gen idea.

Discussion in '1969-1972 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by SuperUnknown, Mar 27, 2002.

  1. SuperUnknown

    SuperUnknown 1/2 ton status

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    Well, most of you may not like this, but I am thinking of buying an early model k5 and narowing the body and axles...
    What do you think?
    Has anyone done this befor?
     
  2. LKJR

    LKJR 1/2 ton status

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    I think it's more trouble than it's worth, If you were gonna do that, you should just buy a second gen frame and get a small body off something else, jeep, s series, etc
     
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    2nd gen frames are narrower? I didnt know that. By how much?
     
  4. cleszkie

    cleszkie 1/2 ton status

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    Good Luck narrowing the windshield frame and glass! I've seen this done on early F@rd Broncos, but its much easier when you are dealing with a flat windscreen. It will be practically impossible (or very expensive) to fit glass to the "custom" winshield frame.

    Narrowing the axles will also be an expensive undertaking. You must either have a lot of spare time or cash!
     
  5. LKJR

    LKJR 1/2 ton status

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    No I didn't say second gen frames were narrower, I just said second gen cause they are much easier to come by and parts are more readily avail.
     
  6. tRustyK5

    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    Windshield=lexan.

    Why narrow the axles?

    Rene
     

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