Gain extra benefits by becoming a Supporting Member Click here find out how!
Silver
Gold ***Platinum***
deek01BigDogSS (6)jk56chevy (11)WarrenL (2)Jens (10)
edad2000Custom_Deluxe_20VetteGyrl (2)JohnB (2)
speedygman (7)rickityfiftyMafo971Clifford Lao502drfleetline
Jud Leowish Non-synchronized
gary635g (6)
johnhem (10)
axmaker (3)
socalarch (3)
usmile4 (8)
Classic Performance Products Classic Parts
Ciadella Interiors American Auto Wire Art Morrison.com
Exile® Battery Keeper™ 6/12 volt charger w/ LED battery monitor
Low priced Genuine GM Auto PartsHarbor Freight
Hellwig Products IncPerformance Rod & Custom
Impala Bob's Bob's Chevy Trucks Bob's Chevelle Parts Bob's Classic Chevy

Recent Hot Topics
Current Quote
"I just want to say thanks to all of the contributors on this forum. There is a wealth of knowledge here and a super willingness to share. I can't get better and faster answers here than on ANY other board and I do frequent a lot of forums. THANKS AGAIN!!"
~ Member
Recent Topics
bobschevytrucks.com Ecklers Chevy Trucks Join the Community today







Username Post: S-10 to 1950 3100 frame swap        (Topic#91074)
sweet70beast 
Senior Member
Posts: 465
sweet70beast
Loc: United States of Idaho
Reg: 02-12-05
02-13-05 02:48 PM - Post#625843    

I have heard that the S-10 is about the same size as the late 40s early 50s pick-ups. Is that true? If so does anyone know if this type of swap is worth doing or if it has been done and not look cobbled together? I'm thinking something like a bravada all-wheel drive type set up. Would it be better to use blazer or a pick-up chassis and what year(s) frame should I look for?
70 Nova 327/T5
71 K-20 350/350/205
50 Chevy 3100
47 Chevy Panel
54 Chevy Suburban
53 GMC Suburban
76 Chev C-10 350/350
72 Skylark (Suncoupe)
1 of 3943 made


 
bobschevytrucks.com
Ecklers Chevy Trucks
Jerry Acheson 
"11th Year" Platinum Supporting Member
Posts: 5218
Jerry Acheson
Loc: Glenview, IL
Reg: 12-30-00
Re: S-10 to 1950 3100 frame swap
02-13-05 05:07 PM - Post#625844    
    In response to sweet70beast

http://www.commerce.usask.ca/staff/hipkin/burb/frameswap.html
Links to:

59 Impala Sport Coupe


 
OldSub 
Senior Member
Posts: 317

Loc: Near Seattle
Reg: 09-01-04
Re: S-10 to 1950 3100 frame swap
02-14-05 06:34 PM - Post#625845    
    In response to Jerry Acheson

This one is pretty detailed.

http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=8491&&showall=1
Steve@OldSub.com
OldSub.com . MaxwellGarage.com . OldGasTowRigs.com


 
hr41pearl 
Very Senior Member
Posts: 1357
hr41pearl
Loc: San Diego
Reg: 01-27-04
Re: S-10 to 1950 3100 frame swap
02-15-05 05:47 AM - Post#625846    
    In response to Jerry Acheson

jer That is a great article. Makes me want to run out and build a burb.

hr41pearl
hr41pearl
Worried Old Man
http://s142.photobucket.com/albums/r107/pearlhr41 /


 
TooMany2count 
Old as Dirt Member
Posts: 6809
TooMany2count
Loc: Cahokia, IL
Reg: 12-12-01
Re: S-10 to 1950 3100 frame swap
02-16-05 03:16 AM - Post#625847    
    In response to hr41pearl

http://chevytrucks.org/tech/s10_frame_swap.htm
http://www.mongosgarage.com/S47/progress.htm
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/ubbthr...sb=5&o=&fpart=1 <~Hamb
http://www.commerce.usask.ca/staff/.../frameswap.html
http://www.the-antidote.com/one/1chass01.htm
http://www.usbody.com/Pages_Info/F-Installations.htm look under 47-54 chevy mock up
http://www.chevytrucks.org/tech/50ifsswap.htm
http://home.att.net/~bobsplayce/trkifs.html
http://www.chevytrucks.org/tech/index.htm

the above have both S10 frame swaps & late model front end swaps...joe
Donate Blood Products

Two possibilities exist:
Either we are alone in the Universe or we are not.
Both are equally terrifying.
Arthur C. Clarke


 
sweet70beast 
Senior Member
Posts: 465
sweet70beast
Loc: United States of Idaho
Reg: 02-12-05
Re: S-10 to 1950 3100 frame swap
02-28-05 10:55 AM - Post#625848    
    In response to TooMany2count

Thanks for all the great info.
70 Nova 327/T5
71 K-20 350/350/205
50 Chevy 3100
47 Chevy Panel
54 Chevy Suburban
53 GMC Suburban
76 Chev C-10 350/350
72 Skylark (Suncoupe)
1 of 3943 made


 
bobschevytrucks.com
Ecklers Chevy Trucks
Icon Legend Permissions Topic Options
Report Post

Quote Post

Quick Reply

Print Topic

Email Topic

3558 Views
FusionBB
FusionBB™ Version 2.1
©2003-2006 InteractivePHP, Inc.
Execution time: 0.192 seconds.   Total Queries: 17   Zlib Compression is on.
All times are (GMT -0800) Pacific. Current time is 08:29 PM
Top