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12873600 seconds till Blazer Bash! What are you working on??

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by zakk, Mar 26, 2002.

  1. zakk

    zakk 1/2 ton status

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    ME:

    Paint and body work as we speak
    Buying new engine and tranny next week to be installed at a later date...
    Herculiner this weekend, pending weather
    Looking for places to do weld me a cage.

    And you??
     
  2. FRIZZLEFRY

    FRIZZLEFRY 1/2 ton status

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    Well Im hopeing to have my new cab and bed ready for paint by next week.Still got to finnish up the bed and stick fenders on it this weekend.Got some used 4.10s and a Detroit to put in my 14 bolt next week.

    I got all the big stuff (body swap,14 bolt,8 lug front convert) I wanted to get done done.Now I have less than 12873600 seconds to deal with all the little crap /forums/images/icons/laugh.gif
     
  3. 55Willy

    55Willy 3/4 ton status

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    heres mine....(you may want to pop some popcorn for this one)/forums/images/icons/laugh.gif

    pick motor
    build motor
    install motor
    hydro clutch
    new clutch
    clean tranny
    paint tranny
    install tranny
    clean t-case
    paint t-case
    install t-case
    install front driveline
    build rear driveline
    install rear driveline
    front brakelines
    rear brakelines
    front shocks mounted
    rear shocks mounted
    e-brake cable
    e-brake mechinism installed
    gas tank installed
    rear body mount moved
    poly body bushings
    poly tranny mounts
    drop t-case
    clean under side of floor
    undercoat bottom of floor
    install body
    build firewall
    mount steering coulmn mount
    install brake booster and cyl.
    bolt on front sheet metal
    build radiator mount
    build seat mount
    mount seats
    weld up dash
    install gauges
    install cb
    build rear bumper
    build front bumper
    build sliders
    build rear seat set up
    fix tailgate
    install gate
    fix doors
    install doors
    wire the whole thing
    OBA
    winch
    locker
    gears
    tires and wheels

    Is Moab this year??/forums/images/icons/crazy.gif
     
  4. riz

    riz 3/4 ton status

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    <font color=blue> 2" body lift, finishing my interior, new carpet, door panels, rear panels, tweaking the motor, etc. .....
     
  5. DesertDueler

    DesertDueler 1/2 ton status

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    Tearing my rig apart and selling the pieces. I am going to build something smaller and stronger then I have right now. Something like a 3/4 or 1 ton rock buggy.
     
  6. DesertDueler

    DesertDueler 1/2 ton status

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    BTW if want to frive your truck over here I will build you a cage and weld it in for a good price. Im in Phx, AZ.
     
  7. CaptCrunch

    CaptCrunch 1/2 ton status

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    In progress...
    208 fixed yoke conversion with a one ton CV
    3/4 axles w/ 4.56's, locked out back
    36" TSL's

    Soon to begin...
    400 FI buildup
    minor body work and coat of black paint

    Still...
    Trying to find the time off and money to go /forums/images/icons/frown.gif
     
  8. zakk

    zakk 1/2 ton status

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    thanks for the offer but my rig won't make it that far right now with the 400/forums/images/icons/crazy.gif
     
  9. DesertDueler

    DesertDueler 1/2 ton status

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    Well when it can, and you want me to do it let me know. Thats what I do for a living. I modify and custom make things.
     
  10. riz

    riz 3/4 ton status

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    <font color=blue> Whatcha doing with you old axles, Mikey ?
     
  11. CaptCrunch

    CaptCrunch 1/2 ton status

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    They are gonna get sold most likely. My buddy brian might want them, but if you know how that goes. I need to get a few bucks with the beef work done to the 12B. Interested?
     
  12. jekbrown

    jekbrown I am CK5 Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    removing my factory seats, console, and belts.... selling them all off in exchange for Corbeau buckets up front... a steel water proof console (hello mr. ammo can!) and more room in the back for 4x4 stuff!

    Im also collecting parts for x-over, hydro, 1-ton conversion... and gawd knows what else.. /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif

    J
     
  13. Triaged

    Triaged 1/2 ton status

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    by Thurs. morning I have to:

    Replace ring gear bolt that is striped out
    Replace the pasnager side front u-joint
    Grind down the calipers in the front to fit 15" wheels
    Install front axle
    Install extended brake lines and bleed brakes
    Have tires mounted on new rims
    Fix play in steering column

    By Moab:

    Install soft top
    Do body/rust work
    Replace rockers w/ 3" square tube
    Paint OD Green
    Make rear bumper/spare tire carrier
    8 pt. Cage
     
  14. Burt4x4

    Burt4x4 3/4 ton status

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    Hey Zakk the guy that built my cage lives in SanJose. His shop is called hmmmmm I think it was SanJose Pipe Benders. It WAS located over by the Saddle Rack, Auzeres Rd (sp?) something like that, been a while and the brain ain't like it use to be so...If you look in the yellow pages under Pipe bending you should see it there. He has pics of my brown First Gen K5 when he made the cage for me back in ohhhh 1995 I think!!

    Welllll lets see
    Finnish making &amp; mounting my 3x3 rocksliders ( droped one on my big toe and it hurt REAL bad/forums/images/icons/frown.gif)
    Make and mount gas tank skid
    Run down to Frizz's place for some rear shock mount fabracating to get more ground clearance and articulation(sp?)
    Rattle Can Olive Drab and or camo, 2 mabie 3 colors duno yet!
    put on door panels after painting mabie a new dash pad too?
    Parts &amp; tools need a new home in the K5 so I still have to come up with a solution for that too, my current set up just ain't woking out too well pic&gt;&gt;<a target="_blank" href=http://coloradok5.com/gallery/albup56/aam>http://coloradok5.com/gallery/albup56/aam</a>
    I would also like to add some tubing to my cage to build a bit more riggedness(is that a word) to it so I can run door less once I get there!
    I'm sure there is more......
     
  15. juanblzer

    juanblzer 1/2 ton status

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    hopefully have the bobbed rear and new dash area by Moab. THis will include a 32 gal. Jaz fuel cell, mods to cage and longer rear springs and bumper mods to my tube step bumper.
     
  16. BadDog

    BadDog SOL Staff Member Super Moderator Author

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    Lop 20-22" off the wheel base. Whack off about 8" of front over hang and about 40" off the back. Install reversed F150 springs in the back. Relocate the rear shackles on the front springs. Front Detroit. May regear from 5.46 to 5.13. Build a body (tube or Blazerish) and a solid roll cage /forums/images/icons/laugh.gif. Maybe (if I'm not broke, dead or divorced from the other mods) a winch and/or doubler setup of some sort. That's the main stuff...
     
  17. MaxCrack

    MaxCrack 1/2 ton status

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    Nagging my friend to finish the gears in my front axle.
    Heads and sticky valves.
    Finding a job so I can buy my doubler!
     
  18. JunkYardCrawler

    JunkYardCrawler 1/2 ton status

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    trying to ger some money so that i can get my tiers
    bodymounts
    build a rear bumper and spare carrier
    install my MSD
    get longer shocks
    play with my springs to get more flex
    try and fix my rusty floors to get ready for 8 point cage.( still just got the old smile bar
    keep it in good running shape.
    maybe make some half doors.( still no glass in them anyways)
    find a back seat.(got a couple people who whant to go.
    may some rocker panels.
     
  19. smartpatrol

    smartpatrol Registered Member

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    Gotta get my Cadillac 500 installed. And pickup some 31" or 32" tires for a trip to the mormon trail in may. Maybe i will go to blazer bash just to show my face. I won't have my D70HD Rear and D60 front and the rest of my suspension in till this fall or winter. So i am pretty much stock till then.
     
  20. Blazinaire

    Blazinaire 1/2 ton status

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    Blazer to-do list: change all belts, new power steering pump, reroute exhaust to make room for front driveshaft, new 4.56's and locker for front axle, new front rotors, Hill4wd front shackles, adjust draglink, lengthen front driveshaft (or find spacer?), new rear driveshaft w/ c/v, fix cruise control, install E-brake, trim front fenders, new front tow hooks..........THIS IS THE SHORTENED ECONO LIST
     

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