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Old 03-26-2011, 07:54 AM
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[B] Im looking for any ideas as to how to put a 2nd gen camaro stub on a 53 chevy truck....
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Before you do, think long and hard about one of the many Mustang II setups available. By the time you rebuild the Camaro you are going to have nearly the same money in it. You don't have to cut up the rad support, you don't have to cut the inner fenders as much, the bumper still bolts up like stock, etc. It is too wide for the truck and you will be very limited in the wheel and tire choice.

If you do a search in the forums you will find a lot of talk about it. Shine has done a lot of nice ones look for his name and you will see some great photos.

But I have to tell you, I have done one and I wouldn't do it again.

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art... main item is to plan ahead,

With a Camaro stub ( I have done 2 on the AD years trucks) is to plan ahead on how you will remount the front sheet metal.

Many folks suggest a mustang II crossmember program, that way the OEM frame remains and mounts for the front support of sheet metal.

If you are good at fab work, the Camaro will work.

If your skill level is low, I would also suggest a cross member kit.

Welder Series company offers some good products at reduced prices if you are good at welding
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