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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:10 AM   #1
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I just got a 79 K5 with 2.5 ton rockwells 44s and 16in of lift Big SOB. It has a 205 transfer 350turbo and a 355 sbc. With the 6.72 gearin the thing will crawl i was wondering wut all everyone else has done to there blazers. I forgot to add it has 67000 org miles i got the window sticker warranty and the whole nine im the third owner really solid!!
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:16 AM   #2
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looks good, cant wait till i get those big of tires.
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:24 AM   #3
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thanks ull get there
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:33 AM   #4
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'85 K5
6" Softride leafs in front, four link/coils in back
Rockwells-welded diffs
44" Super Swampers-groved
Recentered 16 bolt beadlocks
Full hydro steer behind front axle-10" ram throw
Full cage
Full top removal
454 BB propane injected
Edelbrock intake-roller rockers-cam&lifters-double roller tchain-MSD box-headers-rockwell modified oil pan
BBC radiator-dual electric fans
Optima battery (sucks ass)
Race prepped T400-low stall converter-cooler and efan
Rebuilt NP205 1410 yolkes - 32 spline input/output shafts
Art Carr shifter
10,000 lb winch w/tube push bar
Trail peened sheet metal
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:35 AM   #5
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'85 K5
6" Softride leafs in front, four link/coils in back
Rockwells-welded diffs
44" Super Swampers-groved
Recentered 16 bolt beadlocks
Full hydro steer behind front axle-10" ram throw
Full cage
Full top removal
454 BB propane injected
Edelbrock intake-roller rockers-cam&lifters-double roller tchain-MSD box-headers-rockwell modified oil pan
BBC radiator-dual electric fans
Optima battery (sucks ass)
Race prepped T400-low stall converter-cooler and efan
Rebuilt NP205 1410 yolkes - 32 spline input/output shafts
Art Carr shifter
10,000 lb winch w/tube push bar
Trail peened sheet metal
anymore pics of ur blazer also i wanta see how u did coils in the back
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:46 AM   #6
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:47 AM   #7
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sweet any pics of coils in the back i wanta do that to mine
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:48 AM   #8
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also wut size winch u got and how much u weigh i mean ur rig hahah
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:53 AM   #9
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No pictures of coils i'll try and find some. Four link/coils works way better that my old leafs did. The winch is a 10,000 Ramsey RE, not a clue on the weight-we call her "big girl".
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the reason im asking i need a bigger trailer
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Old January 4th, 2010, 11:12 AM   #11
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1977 K5
4" Rough Country lift
Dana 60/14 bolt combo w/4.56 spartan locker in the front welded in the rear
35" Boggers
Crossover steering
355 Vortec engine soon to be 496 BB
TH350/NP205

Want Rockwells!!!
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Old January 4th, 2010, 12:21 PM   #12
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1986 K-5
3" F HD / 4"R (Tuff Country springs)
Off Road design, Bushings, steering brace
RS-9000 Shocks F/R
Dual 1000cca Red Top Optima battery
10/12 bolt Yukon Shafts, USA Alloy U-joint, Eaton Posi Pro (R) Lock rite Locker (F)
34 TSL
6.2 diesel
700r4, TCI Converter, Servos, Royal Purple
Np208 Someday ( Low Max 205 twin stick)
MM 10,500 2 speed winch

Plus a hole lot more!

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Old January 4th, 2010, 02:58 PM   #13
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i watchd big blocks blazer crawl up the rock section at twistd trails four link lookd/worked awsome from what i could tell sounds nice to
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hey thanks for the responces big block does urs have any body lift
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Old January 5th, 2010, 07:36 AM   #15
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No body lift, lots of trimming.
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Old January 5th, 2010, 10:28 PM   #16
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ya mine has 3 inch body i HATE body lift im taking it out
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Old January 5th, 2010, 10:53 PM   #17
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ya mine has 3 inch body i HATE body lift im taking it out

Mine does too.. I frickin hate it. Can't wait to get mine outta there.

If I back down to 33's think it will still clear with no body lift?
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ya i had a stock blazer 79 and had 33s on her buckshots bias
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No pictures of coils i'll try and find some. Four link/coils works way better that my old leafs did. The winch is a 10,000 Ramsey RE, not a clue on the weight-we call her "big girl".
"big girl" .... no kidding, that thing is a f$cken beast..
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"big girl" .... no kidding, that thing is a f$cken beast..
I'll take that as a compliment, thank you Randy.
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