Body swap

Asked by CamArrow66 Apr 18, 2019 at 08:26 AM

Question type: Car Customization

Will 83 datson 280z body fit a 97 s
10 extended cab frame?

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Define “fit”. It’s not going to fit as a 280Z is unibody. Can mounts be created to secure it to the truck frame? Yes but it will be an expensive project. Everything will need to be custom made.

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Gary is right, everything about this project will be custom fit, and another thing your going to put a metric body on and standard frame so some things just aren't going to match perfectly. I once knew a guy that was into this stuff, he had a 4 wheel drive Camaro, and a 4 wheel drive 57 Chevy, a V8 powered VW Bug. He said over time he has spend thousands of dollars doing one thing finding out it didn't work and redesigning something else, over and over again.

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Why ruin a great little car like a Z ?

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