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Cab swap possible?

I might be asking a dumb question but ill ask it anyway cause I haven't found the answer.

For example say you have a single cab but the cab itself has enough damage on it where it would be smarter to just swap a new bare cab onto it, is that possible/ "legal"

Long story short, can you swap a new bare cab onto your truck and keep the original VIN you had before?

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I think the Vin is tied to the cab. I believe everything else can be Swapped without issues

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I think the Vin is tied to the cab. I believe everything else can be Swapped without issues

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From other forums I've found both answers and different ways to go about it. I guess that most body shops have a tool that can remove the riveted vin on the dash and put on another cab. I believe there are legal ways to do it but I think I'm just going to not going to replace the cab

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It may help to post the truck info! Just swap the dash in the new cab. Make sure it fits (same year etc..)
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