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Old August 6th, 2015, 12:03 PM   #1
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I picked up this 85 Blazer from a guy east of Grand Rapids a week ago. It is originally from New Mexico, he bought it in 06 with out an engine or trans. He dropped a 350 crate engine and a TH350 in it, he has driven it about a 1000 miles since he finished the transplant and it hasn't been registered since 2010.
I just had a baby girl in May with my girlfriend and have had the itch to get back to wheeling so I decided on a nice solid blazer.
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-Crate 350 th350 and 208
-Stock suspension 10 bolt axles w/3.73 gears
-32x11.50 BFG At
Plans are to build a mild rig for the dunes, trails, a lil at R&V, and what ever else comes along.
Upgrades will be 4-6" lift, 35s (possibly MTRs) and a regear to match up with tire change as we will probably drive most everywhere we go.
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Old August 6th, 2015, 12:05 PM   #2
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Old August 6th, 2015, 12:12 PM   #3
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That is a clean truck.......nice find!
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Old August 6th, 2015, 09:42 PM   #4
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Thanks Adam, I'm happy with it so far.
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When do the tons and irocks go under it?
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Nice! I would love to have another K5 again.
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Not going to, gonna keep it mild. ;)
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When is it getting the BBC?
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This rig is so clean! I almost got wood when I felt the rocker boxes



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BBC is going in the other truck, some day. Maybe a 6.0 though!!
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Went on a little road trip to Dundee today and picked up a set of slippers for the K5. @big-eddie thanks again for the MTRs!
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Here's a pick of the new to me tires. Planning on having the factory rallies sand blasted and powder coated and mounting the 35s on those.

Went to the dunes Sunday afternoon for a lil shake down run. It did ok but it's a lil gutless unless it's in low range but that will all be addressed in time.
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Looked like it got around fine to me
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