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Old 11-06-2007, 09:10 PM   #1
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My friend who hit the semi in his K5 Blazer. Here are some before and after pics
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Gonna need a new frame, and a new cab. Might be able to just cut the cowl off and weld a new one on, but what'* the point? The amount of work it'd take to fix that is way beyond what it'd cost to get a new one. Strip what can be salvaged and start over.
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Gonna need a new frame, and a new cab. Might be able to just cut the cowl off and weld a new one on, but what'* the point? The amount of work it'd take to fix that is way beyond what it'd cost to get a new one. Strip what can be salvaged and start over.

im with moparman on this one
find a good shell and swap


are you guys located in idaho?
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I'm in South Jersey, he is in Kentucky, I know him from the Car Crazy Central website, but I may stop by there when I go on my road trip
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If money isn't an issue do it. I like those.
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wow what did he hit a locomotive those trucks are solid
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that thing is a goner, sorry to say
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He hit a Semi @ 50
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I am not sure why this is even a question. you'll need a frame, drivetrain, front half of the tub, doors before you even think of putting it together.

Just tell him to part it. Use the good sheet metal on another one and call it a day.
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You can get all of those parts very easily, actually, I think the frame is the only thing you mentioned you can't get new.
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