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Old 08-19-2010, 06:42 PM   #1
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what's the difference in 67/68 radiator support vs. 69-72?

ok I know that they use different bushings, what I'm trying to figure out is what's diff. about them is it the headlight bucket mounts? how can you look at them and tell the difference? has anyone converted a 69-72 to a 67-68? any help would be appreciatted pics or links would be great.
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Old 08-19-2010, 06:45 PM   #2
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Re: what's the difference in 67/68 radiator support vs. 69-72?

good question, i wanna know too.............
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Old 08-19-2010, 06:54 PM   #3
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Re: what's the difference in 67/68 radiator support vs. 69-72?

67/68 look "flat". 69-72 have head light buckets welded to the support and they "pop out."

You can turn a chevy into a gmc or vice versa by swapping/welding headlight buckets too.
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Old 08-19-2010, 09:12 PM   #4
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Re: what's the difference in 67/68 radiator support vs. 69-72?

Here's the how-to
http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...d.php?t=399960
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Old 08-19-2010, 11:27 PM   #5
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Re: what's the difference in 67/68 radiator support vs. 69-72?

thanks for the link gkesseru, so it can be done but not easily. so from what I'm gathering the 67/68 will not have the stamped metal piece that the headlight bucket on a 69-72 connects to? it will have the square holes directly in the radiator support?
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Old 08-21-2010, 02:58 PM   #6
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Re: what's the difference in 67/68 radiator support vs. 69-72?

Yes to question on 69 and on having an extra bucket welded on. Problem is that on these panels GM didn't worry about where the hole is and how big it was.
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Re: what's the difference in 67/68 radiator support vs. 69-72?

Other than the headlight bucket, are there any size/shape differences between the 67-68 and 69-72. Will the 69-72 fit a 67 if the headlight buckets are removed? ROBO
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Re: what's the difference in 67/68 radiator support vs. 69-72?

I have a 69 support panel that I modified for my 68. Note that it does need to be modified for the headlight holes. The rest is the same. See the thread 3 messages above.
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