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ARR
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 68
posted October 19, 2004 06:44 PM  
I have a 76 Monte Carlo and am wondering if I could install a different body such as a Caprice or other modles like a Buick or Pontiac in the late 70's or early 80's? Has anyone tried this before? The Monte Carlos are getting hard to find, and these other cars most of the time have less rust. Thanks.

FlyNLoIMCA17
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 753
posted October 19, 2004 07:42 PM  
I don't see why not. I've seen this done with your frame and a "metric" monte carlo body. Just get whatever body you want to run on it and set it down over the chassis, you may have to cut things here and there and I'm pretty sure you'll have to make some supports in spots. I haven't done it myself but, you can do anything, all you've got to do is be creative. You could put a 1970 Maverick body on it if you wanted to. LOL!!!!

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The Flash32
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 120
posted October 19, 2004 08:22 PM  
I put a 81 Camaro Z-28 body on my 72 Chevelle frame this year with Chevelle body parts getting to hard to find!!! Looked pretty good too.

Okie11m
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 287
posted October 22, 2004 07:50 PM  

 
This is a mid 70's monte with a 88 cutlass body on it. It took some time but it can be done!

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Okie11m
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 287
posted October 22, 2004 07:54 PM  

 
This is what it looked like the year before. They changed the rules to no aftermarket bodies!

    

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