98 conversion - Blazer Forum - Chevy Blazer Forums


Paint, Body, & Interior Need advice on paint? Have a new interior mod idea? Having some trouble with a body kit? Discuss it here.

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 12-04-2017, 10:15 PM
forrest_blazer's Avatar
Starting Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2017
Posts: 1
forrest_blazer is on a distinguished road
Default 98 conversion

I am new to this and wanting to swap the front end of my 97 blazer to look like a 98 or newer model. Would I need to replace the bumper or will the new grill line up with the stock one? Also I realize I would need a new core support, but would I need a whole new frame that goes around the front of the radiator as well? If anyone has done this and has a list of what they did I would appreciate it tremendously.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 12-05-2017, 07:03 AM
oldeerslayer's Avatar
New Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2017
Posts: 23
oldeerslayer is on a distinguished road
Default

The radiator support is actually the whole front sheet metal support. The radiator, hood latch, fenders, grille, A/C condenser and headlights mount to it. You will need to replace everything forward of the tires except the hood and fenders. There are quite a number of choices regarding grilles, valances, and bumpers available. Painted, chrome, with or w/o rub strips, Sonoma, Bravada, etc.
Here's a Google pages with some possibilities:
https://www.google.com/search?q=2000...&bih=677&dpr=1

Best way to do it is to have a complete 98 up that is being junked or parted out and park them side by side.
Wiring will need some mods also.

Last edited by oldeerslayer; 12-05-2017 at 07:14 AM.
Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
V8 conversion from a conversion van? Bobcat13 Engine & Transmission 9 11-10-2013 07:03 PM
H6054 to H4 conversion m5james 1st Gen S-series (1983-1994) Tech 29 05-17-2010 02:00 AM
Possible front end conversion? Blazian Paint, Body, & Interior 12 04-23-2007 10:59 AM
98 Conversion AJPal13 Paint, Body, & Interior 1 08-13-2005 02:22 AM
big block conversion 78blazer Full Size K5 Tech 1 10-16-2004 12:59 AM


Tags
97 to 98, front end, grill, swap

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Advertising
Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:44 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.