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Step-side and K5 same frame size

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by wazzabie, Oct 8, 2005.

  1. wazzabie

    wazzabie 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Can a steps side and cab fit on a 73-78 K5?
     
  2. Stomper

    Stomper ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ GMOTM Winner

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    The short box frame is longer.

    You'd have to remove the steps and shorten the box. Also add a cross member for the cabs rear body mounts. Backyardbilt did it, so it can be done.
     
  3. Corey 78K5

    Corey 78K5 1 ton status

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    Just so You Know 73-77 have the same frames. 78 was the first year that the rear floorboard was notched for the rear occupants, thus a different frame.
     

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