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Sheet metal Gauge?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Truckfan2, Sep 28, 2000.

  1. Truckfan2

    Truckfan2 1/2 ton status

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    what is the gauge that the factory uses for the rear floor panel?

    Have been stuck (once) as of 8/12/00
    "(2H) Where's all the mud?.(4H)...(4L)..(4H)... oh crap"
     
  2. tRustyK5

    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    Its most likely 18 to 20 gauge. Roughly .037 to .045" thick.
    Thats why they had to put ribs in the rear floor, just to make it more rigid.

    Rene

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