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Re: 87 Chevy crew cab build Ls swap with lots of pics
« Reply #30 on: January 22, 2017, 10:43:32 AM »
Bunch of parts waiting to be put on

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Re: 87 Chevy crew cab build Ls swap with lots of pics
« Reply #31 on: January 23, 2017, 06:21:15 PM »
pics of rear shock mounts since made it a shortbed and blazer tank had to make shocks both lean towards front of truck couldnt stagger them.

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Re: 87 Chevy crew cab build Ls swap with lots of pics
« Reply #32 on: January 23, 2017, 06:24:09 PM »
misc pics radiator, wiper bottle and 89-91 core support.

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Re: 87 Chevy crew cab build Ls swap with lots of pics
« Reply #33 on: January 23, 2017, 06:27:09 PM »
pics of 89-91 support with headlights on. and np205 all rebuilt and painted. Had off road design tap out my speedometer housing for the vss and changed the plastic tone wheel to the 40 pulse. Which all came with it from off road design. Tone wheel, gaskets to reseal, tap out housing and cap to plug old hole where speedo cable went.
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Re: 87 Chevy crew cab build Ls swap with lots of pics
« Reply #34 on: January 23, 2017, 06:28:46 PM »
doors were gutted and all new parts and added sound deadner inside doors.

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Re: 87 Chevy crew cab build Ls swap with lots of pics
« Reply #35 on: January 23, 2017, 06:31:51 PM »
its a rolling chassis now can finally move it around.
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Re: 87 Chevy crew cab build Ls swap with lots of pics
« Reply #36 on: January 29, 2017, 06:52:19 PM »
Started painting interior pieces since no one sells new headliner trim for crew cabs. I'm using sem landua black paint. I cleaned them with dawn and ajax and then used sem plastic prep. And did 5 light coats they turned out nice. The pics are with 3 coat on.
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Re: 87 Chevy crew cab build Ls swap with lots of pics
« Reply #37 on: January 29, 2017, 06:52:59 PM »
Pics

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Re: 87 Chevy crew cab build Ls swap with lots of pics
« Reply #38 on: January 29, 2017, 06:54:00 PM »
Pics before paint

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Re: 87 Chevy crew cab build Ls swap with lots of pics
« Reply #39 on: January 29, 2017, 06:54:42 PM »
Pics

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Re: 87 Chevy crew cab build Ls swap with lots of pics
« Reply #40 on: January 29, 2017, 06:59:50 PM »
Finally found front part of sill plates for rear door at a junkyard. Been looking for 2 1/2 months. I'm going to get all those pieces powder coated black.

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Re: 87 Chevy crew cab build Ls swap with lots of pics
« Reply #41 on: January 29, 2017, 07:04:57 PM »
Only thing haven't found only thing left I need that can't buy new is small trim pieces above the rear door. Of course I found the sill plates and headliner trim out of those 2 pieces where missing.

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Re: 87 Chevy crew cab build Ls swap with lots of pics
« Reply #42 on: January 30, 2017, 12:46:10 AM »
Looks good. I have an 86 crew cab that i have been back and forth about starting on or selling. Mainly because of the frame shortening. I might be willing to try it your way. I look forward to watching your progress.

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Re: 87 Chevy crew cab build Ls swap with lots of pics
« Reply #43 on: January 30, 2017, 12:13:49 PM »
Swilliams don't sell it lol. Its a lot more work shorting frame way I did but I feel better about. Maybe if I was doing a regular cab, I would of done it behind cab. More work grinding all rivets off moving shock mounts, bumpstop brackets, spring hangers, and modifying bumper brackets to make bumper sit right. Just took alit of time but was worth it to me. I'll get some pics of receiver hitch and bumper brackets in here when I can.

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Re: 87 Chevy crew cab build Ls swap with lots of pics
« Reply #44 on: February 01, 2017, 04:11:54 PM »
We are planning on making those rear pieces new.

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