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could you be more specific? you need a body as truck bed body? cab? both? and it has to be older then a 72 body? also anything will fit on anything depending how determined you are to make it work, i doubt you will find anything 72 or older that will be a exact fit
 

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Reason is that I'm tired of smog, so I'm conclusion I want to get a body I don't have to and easiest way would be to body swap

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I need cab and bed, I figured that here would be sSome modification just wondering how much
 

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the cost you spend on doing the swap will be many many more times than it will cost to properly maintain your truck for emissions stuff.

don't do it.
 

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Any body you want will fit on that frame, the question is how much time, money, and work are you willing to devote to the project.
In the end you may find it's just easier to go with an older body truck or settle for hassling with the smog.
Keep in mind most states determine smog regulations from the vin so a body swap might not help you, you might just create bigger problems trying to register the truck.
 

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Keep in mind most states determine smog regulations from the vin so a body swap might not help you, you might just create bigger problems trying to register the truck.
ehhhh kinda. the vin would 'technically' be on the dash/firewall so it would work in theory. If he were ever to sell it or get in trouble some how it could bring big problems.
 

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truthfully just deal with the emission stuff, it will be alot cheaper and easier in the long run, and another thing with the RMV its not just like your registering the cab as the truck, the cab vin is suppose to be your trucks vin number, but if you get a cab its prob going to be from a junk yard therefore the vehicle was mostly-likely registered as a totaled/ junked vehicle. so first off before you even consider this project i would call the RMV and just ask them how easy will it be to register the truck if you swapped body, only reason i say that is because a buddy of mine built a car but the body he had was on a salvage title so we had to do some illegal things just to get it registered and you worry on the smog issue so i assume you enjoy following the law
 

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your welcome, where here to help each other :)
 

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I once saw an Austin Mini body on a Suzuki Samurai frame! Not that I expect you to put a mini on your truck. Just saying...
 

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I see you just joined. I believe what you want is all the benefits of a newer chassis and engine without the emissions testing and government intrusion factors. If you did find a body, it would be the part with a title. You do not state what State you live in, or anything else on your profile. Best bets would to buy a salvage or wrecked late model, and a used older truck. Then, if you are handy with tools start by taking both bodies off and grab your tape measure. I would pay particular attention that the wheelbase of both trucks is the same, but many customisers cut the rear frames to "c" them to accomidate extreme lowering, so you could change the wheelbases. I sense frustration with the system, and you are trying to go around it. Good luck.
 
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