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Old October 9th, 2009, 03:59 PM   #1
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Is There A Difference?

alright im gona buy a body lift for my truck simple enough but my truck is an 83 ram but im putting a 91 cab on it what one should i get? one is for years 72-86 and the other is 87-93 is there actually a difference between the two? what one should i buy?

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Old October 9th, 2009, 08:14 PM   #2
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if your buying a kit the bolts might be different thread or the bumper brackets might be different, just piece it together its just as easy, my truck has a 74 front clip 86 cab and 93 bed, i used extra blocks i had and bought the rest from ebay i want to see some updated pictures
im buying another truck this weekend another 1989 3/4 ton its rotted but it will be a beater haha
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Old October 9th, 2009, 08:23 PM   #3
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maybe you should wait until you have the cab to tell if anything is different.
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Old October 9th, 2009, 08:40 PM   #4
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i have the cab and from what ive heard 1980-1993 dodge cabs are the same im just wondering if the kits are the same
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Old October 10th, 2009, 08:06 PM   #5
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im telling ya man ramchargercentral.com best place for all things dodge. as for what swampfox said the bumper brackets are different. yes late 80-93 have the same cab and mounting points.
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Old October 10th, 2009, 10:33 PM   #6
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im telling ya man ramchargercentral.com best place for all things dodge. as for what swampfox said the bumper brackets are different. yes late 80-93 have the same cab and mounting points.
yeah always forget bout that site
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Old October 15th, 2009, 10:06 AM   #7
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74-85 cabs have a bolt and nut to hold the cab on , 86 and newer cabs have a 1/2" bolts that come up from the bottom and thread into speed nuts inside the floor.
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Old October 15th, 2009, 11:10 AM   #8
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74-85 cabs have a bolt and nut to hold the cab on , 86 and newer cabs have a 1/2" bolts that come up from the bottom and thread into speed nuts inside the floor.
ok so i wish you woulda commented earlier i have already got the body lift and acording to you i got the wrong one. but the kit i got has 1/2 bolts...which are 7" x 1/2" (performance body lift #613) and what your saying is that i need (kit number #653) that has 4 180mm bolts? and thats the right kit? youve been throught this before i take it? thanks joel
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Old October 16th, 2009, 08:51 PM   #9
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i went through this years ago. I got the body lift for the later year cab.
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