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Old 01-12-2008, 03:39 PM   #1
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Help...again

Don't know if this is the right place in the forum....

Whats the difference between a -83 Blazer and a -75 Blazer.
I know about motors, gearboxes, axles, grill and T cases but otherwise how is it possible to see that -83 is not a -75?

Is there any difference in the frame?



Why this question?
where I live (Sweden) we don't have tolls we pay an annual tax to be allowed to drive on the road. Basically the heavier the car/truck more tax. There is a difference between a car and a light truck up to 3,5 ton, a light truck has less tax. Now some people has registered the car as truck so the state have started to taking a way the difference. So now I a raise of the tax on 45%.
There is no tax on cars/trucks older than 30 yrs.
So I'm looking for papers on an older truck.

happy for all help.

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Old 01-12-2008, 04:44 PM   #2
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A 75 has a full removable top.
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Old 01-12-2008, 08:49 PM   #3
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I believe the frames are also slightly different from the two and the front sheet metal is also different
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Front fenders and hood on a '75 are flat and straight out, Like this




On the '83 it has a slight bend about halfway, like this:


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I thought '74 was the last year for full tops? *shrug*
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Nope, it was 75.
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Would a -75 body fit right on a -83 frame?


I read an article on CK5 how to convert a non cab to a cab, it seems easy.

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My 75 Blazer is on a 83 one ton crewcab frame. I`m sure you can make yours work.
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