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Old March 19th, 2007, 03:42 AM   #1
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Default Wheelablity of s-10 blazer

First off I know you are mostly Jeepers here on the site, but I have a dilemma. I have a 85 s-10 blazer with blown 2.8 but a fresh rebuilt 700r4. I have a complete doner vehicle and extra motor on top of that. Do I
A. put in the motor and wheel the hell out of it till it breaks(keeping budget in mind) cheap build here 300.00 into vehicle 150 into new motor.
B. Put in the motor and sell both and buy somthing else that is better like a Bronco 2...
I need some honest opinions here. I know its a lot to ask to be serious on this site
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Old March 19th, 2007, 03:48 AM   #2
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option A. plus add a sawzall for the fenders.
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Old March 19th, 2007, 03:50 AM   #3
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will the IFS flex alright, im just looking for a mild rig, not outta control like some of the other guys from cheapthrillsoffroad.com. I can make a 2-3 in body lift for less then 80.00 plus a 2in suspension lift for less then 100 more
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I may be wrong, but I don't think IFS flexes very well. But your option B was for a Bronco 2, which is also IFS/TTB which I don't believe has much flex either.
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Old March 19th, 2007, 03:55 AM   #5
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ttbs will flex but it will take a lot of work to do so,
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Old March 19th, 2007, 04:14 AM   #6
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dont mind the seat in the pic, its from my derby car
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Old March 19th, 2007, 06:09 AM   #7
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Can a mod move this to Tech, please?
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ttb's flex u just gotta take the stock coils out and put in some softride coils.
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Old March 19th, 2007, 09:19 PM   #9
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sumthin better like a Bronco? Did you bump yo f'ing head? Better and Bronco dont even fit together! Christ ya may as well try to find VW Rabbit.
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Old March 20th, 2007, 01:16 AM   #10
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sumthin better like a Bronco? Did you bump yo f'ing head? Better and Bronco dont even fit together! Christ ya may as well try to find VW Rabbit.
I looked at that option I was going to mount it on a tracker frame with a 383 stroker and mount a d44 under it run 38's that would be bad ass
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Old March 21st, 2007, 12:29 AM   #11
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someone has to have some sort of good info for me
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Old March 21st, 2007, 03:08 AM   #12
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option A. beat the shit out of it
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Old March 21st, 2007, 03:20 AM   #13
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use the skinny pedal for all its worth?
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Old March 21st, 2007, 09:32 AM   #14
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Sawzall the fenders, put 33s on it, and use alot of the skinny pedal.
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Old March 21st, 2007, 02:38 PM   #15
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Sawzall the fenders, put 33s on it, and use alot of the skinny pedal.
Yep, right there! I've S-10's with aggressive tires and stock suspension (with body lift) go through some sloppy mud and rough terrain. They'll do it, just pick the right line
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S-10 are beefy little trucks.
I have had a few Blazers and all of them have gone were my Jeep and can go and they were pretty much stock. Keep it an well the Piss out of it. It will surprise what it can do. Plus its a throw a way truck kind of like older XJ's (NOT BASHING THE XJ GUYS. I STILL WANT ONE)
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A. wheel the shit out of it.. those s-10 IFS's hold up better than expected..
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Old March 21st, 2007, 08:31 PM   #19
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A. wheel the shit out of it.. those s-10 IFS's hold up better than expected..

Broken balljoints and all........ive seen one that broke a lower ball joint early in the day at a bog and ended up running it all day.
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Old March 21st, 2007, 08:39 PM   #20
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wow, it sounds like the IFS is way better then expected
since the axles look like there smaller then the ones on the honda crv's
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