1994 troopy body on 1987 troopy chassis

HJ75sam
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1994 troopy body on 1987 troopy chassis

Unread post by HJ75sam » November 22nd, 2018, 3:14 pm

I’ve got a 1987 hj75 troopy with a pretty rusted out body, I’ve found a 1994 body in good condition. I was wondering if the 94 body will fit directly onto the 87 chassis? If so how hard is it to swap them over and what else would be involved?

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Re: 1994 troopy body on 1987 troopy chassis

Unread post by Peter Aawen » November 22nd, 2018, 6:23 pm

Hi Sam, welcome to the Forum. :thumb:

Not sure that I can really be of too much help, but what you're planning has been done, altho maybe not in the exact same years but certainly within the same generation/type.... Still, IIRC you shouldn't have too much hassle putting a '94 body onto your '87 HJ75; Troopy's didn't really change that much within their types, & most of the changes that did happen were really just fiddling around the edges rather than major structural changes. Altho they did have quite a few production and optional variations in things like fuel delivery & ancilliary systems. And it could be a bit of a headache getting all the fiddly bits transferred. ;)

But, you should certainly check with your local Rego Auth & get all the info on what they expect if you go ahead, plus maybe even contact one of their listed Modification Engineers & have a bit of a chat about your plans! :D
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