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82 Blazer to pickup conversion

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by eagleattucson, Dec 13, 2004.

  1. eagleattucson

    eagleattucson Newbie

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    Hi. I have a 2wd 82 full size Blazer that I am interested in converting to a pickup. Is there somewhere I can purchase a back glass/panel to seal off the cab or do I have to have it custom made? Thank you! Brian eagleattucson@comcast.net
     
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    muddog 1/2 ton status

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    I think it would be easier to swap a cab on there. Fab some mounts and bob a bed. It would look cleaner IMO
     
  3. pauly383

    pauly383 Daddy383 Staff Member Moderator

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    You know the Blazer you have is the last year they offered them that way right ? No 2wd's after 82 :k5: :k5:
     
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    thor 1/2 ton status

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    There has been a guy selling them on ebay, I don't see any listed right now.
    They look pretty clean.
     
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    camiswelding 1/2 ton status

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    here is the nicest one I have ever seen... I talked to the guy selling them on ebay... I didnt like what i heard

    look at these

    http://www.creproonline.com/

    cam
     
  6. eagleattucson

    eagleattucson Newbie

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    Blazer conversion

    WOW!!! Thanks for all your help! I appreciate your input. Brian
     
  7. diesel4me

    diesel4me 1 ton status Premium Member

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    Half Cab Conversion

    The Glasstite Truck Cap company used to sell half cab coversions for K5's years ago--not sure if they are still in business--I looked into one about 10 years ago when I had my 72 K5--it was about 500 bucks for the newer style trucks(76-87) and more for the older full roof versions(69-75)-.I've seen some guys carve the back wall out of a pickup cab and graft it onto the K5 blazer where the blazer roof bolted on--and some rather redneck ones made of plywood that did the job,and didnt look too ugly--..:)
     
  8. cybrfire

    cybrfire 1 ton status Vendor GMOTM Winner

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    Some place on the net and maybe somebody has a link to it but there is a conversion write up/tech article on doing it yourself with sheet steel and a window. It has part numbers and everything if memory serves. It was done for the forestry people in an effort to use military blazers for brush fires. The end goal was to keep a blazer weather tight yet not reducle the load carrying capacity as the blazers are already not capable of handling large payloads. It may have been the DRMO that did the tech write up or a private company. Can't remember.

    OH hell, I looked it up for you.

    http://www.roscommonequipmentcenter.com/projects/rec62.pdf

    there ya go. Can't get much slicker than this thing. I'd like to do this once just to try it out.
     
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    four_by_ken 1/2 ton status

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    Roscommon.... thats Michigan! I know the area quite well.
     

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