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Chevy/GMC Frames

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by ratorrey, Dec 3, 2010.

  1. ratorrey

    ratorrey Junior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 13

    Are the 88-98 K1500 pickup and suburban frames the same? Considering doing a frame swap on a 93 GMC K1500 pickup and have found a 97 Full size suburban frame/running gear for a real good price. Just need to know if the actual frame would be the same.

    Richard
     
  2. chriswittlock

    chriswittlock Junior Member
    Messages: 6

    it depends on if u have a 6 foot box on it or an 8 foot box the 8 foot box i do believe is the same frame as the suburbans the six foot is shorter i do believe hope that help. if anything look on line for measurments.
     
  3. Holland

    Holland Senior Member
    Messages: 605

    They are not the same.
     
  4. Sabsan84

    Sabsan84 Senior Member
    Messages: 115

    yeah the suv, has a longer center dip in the frame rails for the passenger area, and pickup would be shorter frame dip and then straight under the bed