body tear?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by BowtieBlazer, Jul 19, 2001.

  1. BowtieBlazer

    BowtieBlazer Diesel Powered Premium Member

    Jul 15, 2001
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    Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    I have buddies that have broncos that have problems wheeling with their sway bars connected...the guys who disconnect them do fine...the one's who don't and dont have the top on tear the sheet metal on their body right where the top would hook up...granted they are F*RDS & the bronco has like a slanted cab backwards for the top to hook into...but it still bothers me i wonder if the same happens with k-5's? I bet you rock crawlers would know best....

    1985 GMC C-10 Shortbed
    1984 Chevy K-5 Blazer
    1982 Chevy C-10 Longbed
  2. pcorssmit

    pcorssmit 1/2 ton status

    Jan 2, 2001
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    Denver, CO
    I would think the problem would be worse without the bar. I ditched mine several years ago. I have big cracks where you mention, plus everywhere else. I also managed to pop all the spot welds where the sheet metal attatches to the back of the door jamb.


    '83 K5, 350 TBI (ex 6.2), 700R4, NP208, Dana 60/14 bolt, 4.56s, Detroits, 3" lift, 15-39.5x15 TSLs
    '97 Dodge 2500 4x4 CC LB Sport, Cummins 5 spd

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