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Swapped grille today

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by santana, Oct 12, 2003.

  1. santana

    santana 1/2 ton status

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    Looks Great. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    looks nice. I like that grille style.
     
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    These pic's doesn't do it justice if you ask me... I went over to blazekraze house this afternoon. And let me tell you it looks great!

    blazekraze, you need to take another one with the KC's on there too...and one with the lights on......
     
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    Nice! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    Is that the 89-91 style? How much did it run you?
     
  6. santana

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    These pic's doesn't do it justice if you ask me... I went over to blazekraze house this afternoon. And let me tell you it looks great!

    blazekraze, you need to take another one with the KC's on there too...and one with the lights on......

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    I gotta get some more memory on the camera /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
  7. santana

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    $116 and cents /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif /forums/images/graemlins/wink.gif
     
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    Did you have to swap radiator supports? Details, Man, Details. /forums/images/graemlins/deal.gif /forums/images/graemlins/deal.gif /forums/images/graemlins/deal.gif /forums/images/graemlins/deal.gif /forums/images/graemlins/deal.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif
     
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    What are the headlights from?

    Looks even better w/the composites. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  10. santana

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    Used the existing core support, just bought the grill, light bezels, turn/parking lamps and used a pair of 89 Chevy Celebrity headlights,. They bolt right up, just had to use longer bolts and drill 3 mounting holes, also the light bezels had to be ground down to fit the larger headlights. Everything else bolts right in. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    I have been wanting to do the same with my 85 but didnt want to spend the money to replace everything, that looks excellent! Thanks for the info.
    Can you see better or worse going from 4 lights to 2?
    thanks!
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    C'moe can attest that the low beams themselves are very bright and when I hit the highs its blinding. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    what was wrong with the old one? /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif i mean if I had the parts laying around and nothing else to do maybe, but paying for the swap? meh. to each their own tho. looks original, gj,

    j
     
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    I did the same thing to my /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif. well sorta i had all the parts from the 91 /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif and swapped over the radiator support and used the head lights from the blazer,I love it and think it looks great as does yours /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif
    Ike
     
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    was that an aftermarket grille? if so did it come with the bowtie ? mine didnt need to find 1
     
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    Used the Bowtie from the 84 grille. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif I have the original but the 84 one stands out better.
     
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    when you do this swap do you have to swap the whole core support or what?
     
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    Used the existing core support, just bought the grill, light bezels, turn/parking lamps and used a pair of 89 Chevy Celebrity headlights,. They bolt right up, just had to use longer bolts and drill 3 mounting holes, also the light bezels had to be ground down to fit the larger headlights. Everything else bolts right in. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

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