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    Cool Installing a newer dash in an older truck?

    OK, so I'm the pround new owner of this 1988 Silverado C2500 that will be a project truck and had a crazy thought: is it possible to put a dash from a newer truck (say, 1995 or newer) in place of the original '88 dash? I just like the look of the newer dash better...Anyone ever attemptd this before?

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    never done it personally, but im sure with enough retrofitting and maybe some extra drilled holes you could do it. I wouldnt unless you have a wiring genious with you cause i highly doubt it will be plug and play

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    OK, so it is a crazy idea but I do love a challenge! Can anyone tell me what the best source of wiring diagrams for 1988 and 1994 or newer would ne?

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    There is a guy who makes an adapter to connect a '95 dash to your '88 truck. I forget where I read about him and it has been a couple of years ago but I seem to remember that there were only 5 bolts that held the whole dash in the truck and his harness connector was like $30 ish dollars.
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