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Old 08-12-2018, 03:22 AM   #1
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81 pickup grill swap

Hey everyone. I picked up an 81 chevy 4x4 2500 today on the cheap. Thing is it's got what I was told is an 86 gmc front clip on it. With the 4 headlights. I'm not sure if I'm a fan of this.

Which years are the grills interchangeable. I have an 80 that's toast but has some decent parts. And I have another truck I think is an 82 but honestly I'm not sure haha.

Any tips are appreciated

It's the one with the 8 tone paint hehe. I call it Lurch

The grey ones my 76, she's awesome.
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Old 09-06-2018, 06:59 PM   #2
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Re: 81 pickup grill swap

I believe 81-82 are only interchangeable
Because they 2 have turn signals in bumper. 83-87 had smooth. Unless with turn signals in grille.

The multicolor truck in the pic looked to have an 88-90 Blazer/Suburban front end. This would only accept 88-90.
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