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DL to GL Compatability

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#1 pudd7575



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Posted 06 May 2014 - 03:32 PM

Will Chrome 80-84 DL Station Wagon Bumpers fit on an 84 GL Station Wagon? 


Looking into a junkyard that is afar and picks and ships items. Just looking to see if the parts are compatible before we buy sight unseen.


Furthermore, are most DL/GL body parts compatible from 80-84 on wagons?


Any insight is valuable.

Edited by pudd7575, 06 May 2014 - 03:35 PM.

#2 djellum


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Posted 06 May 2014 - 04:30 PM

theres an overlap that I believe starts in 84, when they switched to the EA82 (loyale) body style but kept many older models in production for a few years.  be extremely careful when buying parts cause they get mixed up all the time.  personally I wouldn't buy things sight unseen due to how often things get mixed up.  even counter parts like disty caps and axles get mixed up all the time.

#3 MilesFox


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Posted 06 May 2014 - 08:08 PM

DL and GL trip isswappable between the same bodies. The DL might not have enough electrical harness to swap in power windows or rear speakers.

#4 rdweninger


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Posted 07 May 2014 - 03:16 PM

So yes, the bumpers will fit from 80-84 DL/GL.   Have them send a pic for verification.

In 85, the wagon went to a different body style... so the earlier stuff will not fit.  Also, the engine in the 85 wagon was EA82.

The 80-84 wagons had the EA81... as do the Brats and Hatchies until 87 (maybe 89)

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