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Old 08-04-2004, 12:29 AM
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Does anyone know if the front suspension from a '79 Silverado will adapt to a '48 Fleetline? Another question, can the original radiator on the '48 216 ci be used with a 250 ci engine.

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Measure the front track width... Over the brake/wheel mounting surfaces. The truck needs to be the same or a little narrower then the car. Will it "adapt"? I doubt it but you can always replace the '48 front frame section with the truck frame section. That is if the track widths are close...
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food for thought but if I remember correctly, Fatman Fab already has a crossmember designed for those cars......... also I think I remember the G body's and early Camaro / Nova subfames being a popular swap.......
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