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Old January 11th, 2011, 04:21 PM   #61
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very impressive fab skills, i like the blazer somthing different, how did it perform on its first outting? any bugs to work out?
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Old January 11th, 2011, 04:34 PM   #62
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The only major problem was the steering pump died after about 2 hours, so i sent it back to psc to have it rebuilt and moved the resivior directly above the pump and it has been fine since. The rear coilovers need some valving changes for jumping but thats about it.
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Old January 12th, 2011, 10:55 AM   #63
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Any chance of some closer pics of your frame end upper link mounts on front and rear?

I like your tranny cross member as well just wondered why you came so far down with it if you have bushings on the frame?

One last question for now, how far below your frame is your crossmember and link mount?

I am doing a similar build and would take any pics you wanna share
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Old January 12th, 2011, 07:55 PM   #64
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The tranny cross member is that low to clear the drive shaft. I would say the front control arm cross member is about 5" below the frame. Do you have a build thread on yours? I would be interested in seeing your project.



rear upper mount, the bars are in the bottom hole in this picture but i run them in the top hole. And i think the frame end of the rear lower bars needs to be moved down for better instant center and anti squat.



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Old January 30th, 2011, 07:06 PM   #65
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well i am waiting on some switch panels from 12 volt guy to finish up the dash and interior wiring so i decided to start hanging some sheet metal.



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Old January 31st, 2011, 10:46 AM   #66
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that is one sick ass rig i love it
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Old January 31st, 2011, 12:10 PM   #67
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Very nice fabrication.
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Old January 31st, 2011, 05:15 PM   #68
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Thanks guys.
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Old January 31st, 2011, 05:18 PM   #69
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very nice truck
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Old February 1st, 2011, 04:59 PM   #70
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Some fine work, love seeing built s-series trucks out there!
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Old February 1st, 2011, 05:32 PM   #71
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Thanks, yea i have always liked the s-10's too.
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Old February 20th, 2011, 07:58 PM   #72
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I got the switch panels from 12 volt guy, very impressed with the product and the service not to mention the price. Now all i have to do is redo all the interior wiring. Not my favorite thing to do but i guess it has to be done.







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Old May 1st, 2011, 07:34 PM   #73
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Got the wiring all taken care of, and got some different rubber 38.5x16x15 swampers, still got to put that southern cut on them though.



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Old May 1st, 2011, 08:32 PM   #74
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Fawking sick s-10 blazer man
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hell yea!
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Old May 1st, 2011, 09:53 PM   #77
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Awesome rig
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Who did the fab work? Just kidding!! Your fabin skills are always impressive
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