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Built 1990 K5 Blazer For SALE in GA. $16,000.00 / Trade F550.

Discussion in 'Complete Vehicles' started by gak542ss, Dec 7, 2011.

  1. gak542ss

    gak542ss Registered Member

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    1990 K5 BLAZER

    383 Chevy Stroker motor. Eagle 4340 3.750 crankshaft, h beam eagle rods, mahle forged pistons, 9.2 compression, stainless valves, hydr. roller comp cans cam and lifters, champ oil pan and blazer crane roller rockers. with Vortex racing head service heads

    Built to have maximun horsepower with Pump gas (93 octane fuel only).
    No nitrous or turbo/super charger can be installed without lowering engine compression. Reliable power.
    Howell Multiport fuel injection
    High pressure GM tank mounted fuel pump.
    Stainless steel doug thourley headers. Tri-Y.
    Custom 3” exhaust.

    Ford Hi pinion Dana 60 front axle with OX cable locker. 5.38 gears. Axle pumkin was swapped sides, machined and angled so that you can run a larger lift with larger tires if desired. Front drive line is straight or slightly less maybe 1 degree. No broken yokes or u joints if the front tires come off the ground.

    GM 14 BOLT rear axle with Detroit locker rear disc brakes.
    5.38 gears.
    43” Michelin tires with spare tire.
    20” Staz work true bead lock wheels.
    6" suspension lift. Off road design rear 4" shackle flip with 6" heavy duty shackles


    Turbo 400 Military K case transimission.
    Dual transfer cases - 205 gear box to a 203 gear box.
    4 ranges on transfer cases. Manuel shift or Auto on transmission
    Drive shaft brake.

    High angle drive line rear drive shaft. with long splines.
    Rock crawler front drive shaft. with long splines.


    Cross over steering (Mild to Wild 4x4) custom with
    PSC steering gear box with PSC power assist hydraulic steering.
    Gear box frame brace welded in.
    Aux. Transmission cooler, oil cooler, power steering cooler.

    Transmission temp sensor gauge. Camo paint.


    One year and 27 K + spent on this truck. Ground up build. I drive it street and trail.
    Removable top. Truck is located in Powder Springs GA.

    If you are looking for a truck with all the right off road parts here it is.

    Pics to come.

    I am now in need of a F550 diesel work truck to haul heavy equipment. Must be diesel and newer model. 4 x 4 prefered. If interested in trade let me know.

    $16,000 Cash.

    Bryan 404-432-1870
     
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  2. dhcomp

    dhcomp 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    All that talk, and no pictures? Not going to buy, but interested to see it!
     
  3. rcpd34

    rcpd34 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Ditto.
     
  4. gak542ss

    gak542ss Registered Member

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    More info on truck:

    Inner fenders were tourch cut to allow more tire clearance. All windows are power windows and roll up and down slowly. Rear sliding window was rebuilt with new GM parts. Rear top has never been removed. The truck seats were falling threw the floor when I got it, due to cracks in the floor pan. These were cut out and rewelded.

    The truck might appear to be dirty. It is. It is a sound off road truck that is a lot of fun and it never has broken a part or left me in the field. It has been stuck in the mud but never deeper than the bottom of the motor.

    Truck cranks first time every time and has a cool unique sound. Truck drives good on the road and tires run smooth. Where I live you dont have emissons so I drive it on the road. It doesnt have a cat.

    Front frame had brace welded in that contains a receiver hitch to pull you out if you need it. 2 front tow hooks. Front and rear bumpers are high clearance, brush guard and off road lights on front bumper have not yet been added. I actually walk around on the front bumper as it is so I havent done much with it. The rear fuel tank carrier slides off the rear bumper and is easy to move. If you need to get in the tail gate.

    When I needed a winch i would carry it in side the truck. I have a removable winch mount that can be used front or rear. I will include winch mount with truck. I hate a dirty winch. Mine stays new and rides inside.
     
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  5. gak542ss

    gak542ss Registered Member

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    Pics of truck.

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  6. imiceman44

    imiceman44 1 ton status

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    Never seen a Ford D60 passenger side pumpkin.
    Was this axle built from a Ford centersection with GM outers?
     
  7. nvrenuf

    nvrenuf Bazinga! Premium Member

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    It's a retubed Ford 60, there's a spring perch on the inboard side of the diff.

    Pretty neat truck. :thumb:
     
  8. imiceman44

    imiceman44 1 ton status

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    I didn't notice this, but it's what I assumed since he said Hi pinion, and I have seen that done before.
    SO this probably cost a bunch of the 27k
     
  9. munepit

    munepit 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Wow, 16K is a lot of cash. Good luck with the sale.
     
  10. gak542ss

    gak542ss Registered Member

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    Parts list / cost.
    $ 2000 Body
    $ 5000 Axles Completely new everything
    $ 1000 OK locker
    $ 1000 Drive shafts
    $ 1500 wheels
    $ 800 tires
    $ 3000 400 / 205 / 203 / shifter and adapters. completely rebuilt / new parts.
    $ 200 Drive line brake
    $ 5500 Engine
    $ 2000 mulit port fuel injection misc items
    $ 1000 Headers
    $ 350 Exhaust
    $ 600 Cross over
    $ 800 Hyd. assist
    $ 350 Aux coolers with thermostats / gauges
    $ 100 Battery
    $ 1200 misc lift components
    $ 350 Rear slider
    $ 100 bumpers
    $ 250 paint
    $ 40 tach
    $ 100 new radiator
    $ 150 Brake lines
    $ 225 fuel lines
    $ 300 shipping
    $ 250 fuel / fluids / etc.
    $ 50 bump stops
    $ 200 new keys
    $ 130 shocks
    $ 100 front receiver
    $ 100 steering frame brace
    $ 30 radiator hoses
    $ etc.

    Just parts. No labor in that.

    If you are considering buying a truck and doing a bullet proof build this is what it took for me. This truck drives to the mud bog and drives home every time year after year. It is easy to look back and say man I cant believe it cost this much, or that is a lot, but then I think of the long cold wet nights that were spent broken down on a trail out of cell reach or in a mud hole or in a field that a 4 x 4 tractor can not get you out of and/or no wrecker in the world has a long enough cable to help get you out of your jamb. All these things happened to me in the last 15 years with other trucks. Thinking about those hard times is what made me build it this WAY the 3rd time round and I know it is worth every penny.
     
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  11. y5mgisi

    y5mgisi 1 ton status Premium Member

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    I like it.
     
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    Avery4jc 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Holy crap $16k...

    Good luck man.
     
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    y5mgisi 1 ton status Premium Member

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    Yea thats the sucky thing about building a truck like that. Realistically, you would be lucky to get $8500 out of it. Not that its not worth $16k! Just that its next to impossible to get what they are worth back out of them.
     
  14. J.R.

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    its a stout truck for sure!! :waytogo:


    i would think you might make more of your money back selling the parts.. in this economy 16grand for anything is tough.. as said before i could see 8-10 grand to the right person..

    good luck with the sale!
     
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    gak542ss Registered Member

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    Hey thanks. We worked hard making it and we are proud of it.
     
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    gak542ss Registered Member

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    Got the F550. Reduced price on blazer $14,500.00

    No longer in need of a trade.

    Thanks

    Reduced price on the blazer if interested $14,500..
     
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    Questions answered.

    Milage on the truck is 343,214. The odometer does not work. It is not connected now. This type truck comes factory with a weak 700r4 auto transmission with overdrive. The 700r4 is easy to tear up with larger tires. This was replaced with a military k case turbo 400 3 speed automatic transmisson with manuel shifting. This allows you to control the shift at the rpm you want. The only difference between a k case and a normal 400 trans is the k case has more metal and is stronger and harder to find to buy.

    The trucks transmisson is connected to a gear driven 205 transfer case which is connected to the gear side of a 203 transfer case. This gives you more range selections on your 4 wheel drive. A lot of rock climbers use them for the extra low you get.

    This setup for me has never broken. The only problem I have with it is that it drips oil when parked on inclines mostly.

    The truck has rock crusher type drive shafts which allow more in and out movement than a normal drive shaft. This keeps the shafts together in extreme flex type enviroments such as coming air borne then hitting the ground hard or going over rough terrian. If you dont upgrade to this type shaft a hard bump will drive your drive shaft into your transfer case and spilt the case and possibly break the transmission to engine bolt holes on the transmission case.
     

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