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Transmission crossmember 86 different than 87

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by chrisb420, Apr 1, 2006.

  1. chrisb420

    chrisb420 1/2 ton status

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    i got quick question i have an 86 k5 with 700/208 combo and my trans crossmember was cracked, so i pulled one off an 87 700/208 and my skidplate wont bolt up to the crossmember off of the 87 are they different. i dont have my old one here so i can't compare and help is appreciated.
     
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    ttt anyone?
     
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    thatK30guy 1 ton status Premium Member

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    Yeah, 86 and 87 both can use the same t-case and rubber mount but the skid plates are different between both.

    The 86 is more flatter and the 87 is like a V shape.

    85 and 86 are the only years that share the same plates.

    87 shares plates up to 91.
     
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    What he said, I found out the hard way buying the wrong skid plate for mine. :D

    Rick
     

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