2002 Chevy Silverado from snow country with big time rust issues in frame. Engine and transmission great , wheels great. Whats the best way to find a truck with a good body but blown engine?

Asked by Jun 07, 2015 at 10:48 AM about the 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Ext Cab Short Bed 4WD

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

Need Frame and body for
Chevy Silverado  2002 4X4Extended cab.  Engine is in great shape.

Is it worth shopping for a truck with a blown engine and good fram

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Personally I'd just replace the truck. By the time you buy the other truck, swap out the engine and transmission, then attend to any issues that this truck has you can buy a newer truck with less miles. Probably for the same amount of money. To me it isn't worth it. HTH. -Jim

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Either sell in parts and get a whole new truck or shop for a vehicle in a dry state. CA., AZ., NV. I would get a whole new truck unless you like projects.

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