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Old March 23rd, 2012, 07:45 PM   #1
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Default Blazer Build... Done!

Just got done with the build a couple a months ago, so i figured i'd post up some pics and see what yall've gotta say.
2 blazers turnt into one! My father and I did the whole restoration ourselves - only thing it had to leave the barn for was for exhaust and mounting/balancing tires ofcourse. Put a new floor in it front and back, new bedsides(yeah... a bitch to blend), sandblasted the frame... ya da da da da theres always more to do than say ya know how that goes! lol I wish i would have kept better track of the build and took more pictures but hey oh well... i will on the next one...Its mostly a road and silver lake truck.
Some Specs:
stock axles...
6 inch all suspension
35 KM2's
stock rims
pretty cool sound system
Hope ya enjoy
onto the pictures!

without the top... or gas door lol


Up at the top of test

And my favorite... me and my old man:p

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Old March 23rd, 2012, 07:50 PM   #2
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looks good!
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Old March 23rd, 2012, 07:56 PM   #3
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Looks clean..... whats under the hood?
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Old March 23rd, 2012, 08:05 PM   #4
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shes purrty. Ive always loved full size blazers.
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Old March 23rd, 2012, 08:44 PM   #5
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Old March 23rd, 2012, 08:52 PM   #6
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Old March 23rd, 2012, 09:14 PM   #7
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That looks great, how about some motor specs. Good to see you get along well with your old man, great project to do together
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Old March 24th, 2012, 12:27 AM   #8
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Do you have any 'before' pictures? Because i would love to see what this evolved from. Looks great!
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Old March 24th, 2012, 07:39 AM   #10
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love the last pic!
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Old March 24th, 2012, 07:59 AM   #11
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Looks awesome!
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Yeah unfortunately the motor is an old and tired sb 350... once that goes we may opt to a salvaged 5.3 from a newer chevy truck or suburban because you can pick them up cheap and they'll give ya some go!
Here are some pictures that i took during the tear down... They suck because they're on my old phone... sorry:


From the back looking forward

Did this to spray undercoating on the bottom of the cab

annnd some paint

During the stage just after paint

Only thing i wish we did different was do an older year so that the top would come all of the way off... the rust would have probably been the same lol
Also, like i mentioned in the first post, we did buy another old blazer for the dash, back window, and other accessories.
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Old March 24th, 2012, 06:37 PM   #13
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what color is that ?

good job

nice rig
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Old March 26th, 2012, 09:23 PM   #14
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Spectrum Blue from Wyricks paint here in Zeeland
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Old March 22nd, 2013, 11:05 PM   #15
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Sweet lookin rig!


Mine is still in progress. I kinda did the opposite of you, drivetrain performance first, soon the cosmetic stuff will come.


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And Idk what that "done" thing in your title means....



And you need more pics!!!
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Old March 24th, 2013, 02:36 AM   #16
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Looks great me and my grandpa restored a car some good memories were made
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Old March 24th, 2013, 07:22 AM   #17
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Awsome job ,you dont realize how much you will cherrish this in 20 years . enjoy this summer on the dunes
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Old March 24th, 2013, 07:34 AM   #18
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Looks great
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Old April 1st, 2013, 09:47 PM   #19
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Was this rig in Silver lake today? Swear to gawd I saw it across the street from B&L sand toys behind a house
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I love that truck. If I ever get rid of my YJ or don't build a Jeep my 1st choice is a K5.
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