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Username Post: S-10 to 1950 3100 frame swap        (Topic#91074)
sweet70beast 
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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?
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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:

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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
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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.

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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
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sweet70beast 
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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
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1 of 3943 made


 
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