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Body mount relocation

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by rock.monkey, May 10, 2001.

  1. rock.monkey

    rock.monkey 1/2 ton status

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    I've heard of people removing the front body mounts on there K5's and putting a single mount in the middle of the rad support.
    I need pictures and a little write up of this.
    I think this is why i'm having problems(body twist) with my rad leaking after i go wheeling.

    TIA

    Bill Innes
    88' Jimmy

    Built for <font color=blue>Function</font color=blue> <font color=red>NOT</font color=red> <font color=blue>Fashion</font color=blue>
     
  2. rock.monkey

    rock.monkey 1/2 ton status

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    come-on! Someone has to have done this.

    Bill Innes
    88' Jimmy

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  3. tRustyK5

    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    I've got a 'Peterson's" here that show that on a Blazer with 44's on it. He used a single rubber mount in the center of the rad support.
    I used to work for a place that built commercial generator sets and we had an entire stock of rubber mounts that would have worked perfectly. I left on good terms and still talk to my old boss occasionally. I'll see how much they go for, my rad doesn't leak but the front fenders and hood take a beating when its really crossed up.

    Rene

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  4. rock.monkey

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    thanks!! hey i think i have that petersons!

    Bill Innes
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    Which Peterson's is it?


    <font color=green>Joe Angelicchio
    86 Jimmy 4+3, 35-&gt;39.5 tires,4spd
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  6. rock.monkey

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    Just found it WOOHOO!!!!

    Bill Innes
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    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    Well how do you like that? Bill had all the info in his house...[​IMG] Take some pics Bill!

    Rene

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    YEA YEA [​IMG] got to do the 3/4 ton swap starting Monday. Don't know if i'll have time to do the mount because we are leaving for Quensel on Thursday for the Canyon Crawl.[​IMG]

    Bill Innes
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    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    I wanted to go to that...but I'm heading down to Texas to pick up my 82 Blazer I just bought on the long weekend.[​IMG]

    Take lots of pics when you're there. I want to see some fullsize action for a change!

    Rene...hoping to make next years event

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    plan on taking a ton of pics.
    Al from Can4x4 mag. is one of our club members and want's pics. and a write up.Also taking some video.[​IMG]

    Bill Innes
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