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Blazer moves under its own power!

Discussion in '1969-1972 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by IGOR, Oct 16, 2006.

  1. IGOR

    IGOR 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    IGOR 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    For the record - I'm the dork narrating - my buddy is driving it - He is about 200 lbs lighter than me - so I figured I should do the pushing -

    Reverse doesn't work for sh!t - :haha:

    Got everything unbolted on the side of the house - now just need to lift the tub off the frame.
     
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    :haha: :haha: reverse:D
     
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    Greg72 "Might As Well..." Staff Member Super Moderator

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    "the glove is gonna pop like a zit?"......

    what are you talking about?

    That wheel/tire combo is hella G dude!!! :thumb:
     
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    Those new 27" megga muds look killer.

    for years i would ask my wife to push me around the block when i was doing my restore. She never did so i would just sit in the seat and make motor noises.
     
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    thats funny man! You got to take brakes to have a little "none too serious fun" like that in the middle of a porject.
     
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    IGOR 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    :haha: I ziptied a latex glove over the steering box return line - I pulled the pump but left the box - it was spilling fluid but the glove contained it - but got pretty full pretty quick
     
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    IGOR 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    I can't believe YOU are making fun of MY wheel & tire combo - I'll take it from Greg - but you - you're just a friggin newbie :D :wink1: :p:
     
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    IGOR 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    This made quick work getting the Blazer up the driveway to the side of the house... Embarrasingly enough, the wife's rig is the one with the winch - that makes a hella lot of sense huh? Here's a pic at my grandpa's rock quarry in Coos Bay...

    [​IMG]

    Oh and just for fun - here's a pic coming down from Mt. Hood last winter

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    That cracked me up. Sure is a quiet rig :haha: :haha:
     
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    so how long before the winch ends up on your rig?
     
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    Thats because you didn't invite me over to go for a ride. :haha:
     
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    IGOR 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Well you see... I sort of have a line on winches... Might say it's an "employment benefit."
     
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    what are you doing to the blazer anyways Ben?
     
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    getting ready for a 383 TPI IIRC
     
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    IGOR 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    yep - Jeff you're right. Frank (BurbinOr) hooked me up with his engine builder that built him the TPI'd 406 a few years back. I'm saving up my money right now to be able to afford him - and while doing so I decided to powdercoat my frame, core support, inner fenders, etc...

    Probably will rebuild the T350 & go through & re-seal the 205 as well - good Winter-time projects.

    I was hoping to get the tub off the frame today - but it didn't happen - woke up and the Expedition had a flat - so that consumed most of the morning - and then the whole family went costume shopping for the 3 year old. Oh well... Hopefully tomorrow
     
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