Dismiss Notice

Welcome To CK5!

Registering is free and easy! Hope to see you on the forums soon.

Score a FREE t-shirt and membership sticker when you sign up for a Premium Membership and choose the recurring plan.

1971 Blazer

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by old blaze, Feb 13, 2006.

  1. old blaze

    old blaze Registered Member

    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2006
    Posts:
    6
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Georgia
    Hi i'm new to this site i'm restoring a 1971 K5 Blazer mainly for show not go it's mainly all stock it has the CST package factory air and factory 4spd it didn't run when I got it so I built the hell out of the motor just interals it looks stock on the outside. What I am wondering is I know its a rare find but how rare. Thanks for the help guys!:k5:
     
  2. ak bandit

    ak bandit 1/2 ton status

    Joined:
    Sep 10, 2004
    Posts:
    386
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Eagle River, Alaska
    Howdy! And welcome to the greatest K5 site on the net. As far as your question goes...Define "rare" :wink1: There were approximately 17,220 K5 Blazers produced in 1971. You might want to check out the 69-72 K5/Suburban/Truck section. I've got a 1972 K5 4x4 CST with 3spd automatic. Also factory air.
    http://coloradok5.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=23
     
  3. 13lazer

    13lazer 1/2 ton status

    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2004
    Posts:
    115
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    San Pedro, CA
    i have a 1972 cst blazer w/ factory tach, tilt, & ac. its chevy orange. the original two wheel drives are the rare ones. they had coil springs in the back. im not sure but i think less than 4000 c5's were built between 1970 and 1972. during my 1972 k5 restoration my 1970 c5 has "borrowed" most of the best parts from it. im not too worried i decided to go with more high end aftermarket stuff on the 4x4 because there are so many more still on the road. everything on my 2 wheeler will be oem. it has all the cst goodies even though it was a base model.
    if anyone knows the actual production numbers of the first generation blazer and jimmys, please post them or a link
    thanx
     
  4. 3 on the tree

    3 on the tree 1/2 ton status

    Joined:
    Oct 16, 2004
    Posts:
    3,970
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    gunnison colorado
    My 70K5 is a 6 cylinder, 3 speed Saginaw tranny base model. No PS,PB, or even disc brakes. I believe that the 72s are the most common, followed in reverse production order, 69 being the rarest. Somewhere on this site, I have seen total prod numbers by year, but not broken down any further. Welcome to the jungle!!!
     
  5. Larry_in_Tx

    Larry_in_Tx 1/2 ton status

    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2002
    Posts:
    404
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Houston Tx.
    Here’s some numbers I got from an old article out of one of the rags. I can’t say how accurate they are but they should be close.

    69 – 4,935

    ’70 – 11,257

    ’71 – 17,220

    ’72 – 44,266
     
  6. Yukon Jack

    Yukon Jack 1/2 ton status

    Joined:
    Jul 25, 2002
    Posts:
    1,984
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Rose Hill, KS
    Welcome to the board. I have a 70 K5 but it is very plain jane. You might also want to check out www.67-72chevytrucks.com - lots of great info on the 67-72 trucks and 69-72 K5's.
     
  7. 71RestoRod

    71RestoRod 1/2 ton status

    Joined:
    Mar 7, 2001
    Posts:
    178
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Evergreen, CO
    Welcome!
     
  8. GotLabs

    GotLabs 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2005
    Posts:
    2,795
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Transient, USA
    Welcome to the board and what he said.
     
  9. 70jimmy

    70jimmy 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

    Joined:
    Mar 3, 2000
    Posts:
    5,951
    Likes Received:
    247
    Location:
    Released from Pueblo, told I belong in Southpark
    We can always use antoher first gen!!! Thanks for coming and enjoy!!
     

Share This Page