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View Full Version : putting an 87 frame under a 78 cab, what body mounts?


spitty
04-19-2009, 09:28 AM
so after phoning lordco to get a body mount kit, i realized that theres different kits for the 2 different years, any idea which one ill need to go with? im kind of guessing the kit for the 87 but id like to be sure before i buy it

theborges
04-19-2009, 11:04 AM
I would get the kit that has more mounts and such that way you shouldnt run out

m j
04-19-2009, 12:05 PM
the newer style is taller and bester

mus-Tard
04-19-2009, 08:51 PM
hockey pucks

85chevy
04-20-2009, 04:19 PM
most likely the 87 one but how many body mounts are required on the frame and how many are on the cab they should add up to the same but check.

ottoman
04-21-2009, 12:33 AM
use the kit for the 87. i know , been there done it

spitty
04-21-2009, 06:54 AM
use the kit for the 87. i know , been there done it
ok sweet, thanks you

spitty
04-21-2009, 06:54 AM
you wouldnt happen to know how to make a 78 bumper work on a 87 frame would you?

ottoman
04-21-2009, 12:44 PM
you need the ends of the older frame to weld on

spitty
04-21-2009, 10:03 PM
you need the ends of the older frame to weld on
damn, so i shouldnt have taken the old frame section to the scrap yard :confused0006: