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Old September 24th, 2010, 07:55 PM   #1
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thought i would post some pics of my blazer. I back halved it last year and now i am doing the front to match the back.















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Old September 24th, 2010, 08:07 PM   #2
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Old September 24th, 2010, 08:18 PM   #3
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Old September 24th, 2010, 08:35 PM   #4
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That is how it sits today waiting for the new front shocks to show up in the mail hopefully next week. Building a removable spare tire carrier this weekend.

Still to do list down the road:

removable tube work to protect engine/radiator

aluminum dash/interior work

40"-42" tires for 15" rims for trail ridin, 17" rims for some corr truck tires for the dunes

hang narrowed sheet metal back on

couple more catch cans

rear seat for the kid when he is old enough and rear floor

lights

and alot more i'm sure, you know how it goes
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Old September 24th, 2010, 09:20 PM   #5
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Found a couple more random pics through out the build.









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Old September 24th, 2010, 09:23 PM   #6
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very nice work! looks very clean
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Old September 24th, 2010, 09:26 PM   #7
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Old September 24th, 2010, 10:27 PM   #8
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nice skills man. what is the ride height you are shooting for? what size boggers are on it now?
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Old September 24th, 2010, 10:41 PM   #9
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it will sit about 7-8" higher than what you see in these pics. it has 37" boggers on it now.
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Old September 25th, 2010, 07:49 PM   #10
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couple pics of the spare tire mount







and one of the link angle at ride height

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Old September 26th, 2010, 10:04 AM   #11
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nice build
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Old September 26th, 2010, 12:31 PM   #12
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Really nice work!!!
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Old September 26th, 2010, 12:54 PM   #13
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great looking rig.

by any chance have you weighed it?
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Old September 26th, 2010, 01:39 PM   #14
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yea it weighed 4560. thanks for the compliments.
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Old September 26th, 2010, 01:42 PM   #15
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I can appreciate the amount of time you have into that stuff, it looks good!
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Very nice fab work.
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thanks guys, yea definitely took way longer than i thought it would, was planning an a couple of month project and it ended up taking half a year, no thanks to working alot of overtime at work and working out of town for a month.

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Old September 26th, 2010, 02:21 PM   #18
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I can appreciate the amount of time you have into that stuff, it looks good!
your buggy is looking pretty sweet, are you going to tig or mig the chassis?
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Old September 26th, 2010, 03:48 PM   #19
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Thanks! Most of the chassis will be MIG'd, some of the smaller brackets and things that need a reliable/small weld will get TIG'd. Probably about 75% MIG and the rest TIG.
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Old September 26th, 2010, 05:57 PM   #20
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wow, very nice work!
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