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Check out my finished 70 blazer frame!

Discussion in '1969-1972 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by bigdon-70blazer, Jan 1, 2007.

  1. bigdon-70blazer

    bigdon-70blazer Registered Member

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    Got my frame back from sandblaster then painted it and reassembled it last week! Looks great! Just a couple of questions for you all. First of all, where can I find out what the build date of this rig? Long story short but after two different sets of leaf spring bushings, I found out that the frame I have is a 1971, must have been a late model 1970 build because of the fitment of the bushings from the front spring shackles. Another question, how do you like the body mounts from LMC Truck or are there any of you that have better experience with others? Has anyone ever used a boy rotisserie to finish your rigs? Lots of quetions, thanks!

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  2. CDA 455

    CDA 455 3/4 ton status

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    The VIN number will get you in the ballpark; fall vs. spring or early model vs. late model year. Hope that helps.
     
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    makovai 1/2 ton status

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    saaaaaweeeeeet :bow:
     
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    3 on the tree 1/2 ton status

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    Did you notice some stamped numbers on top of the frame rail, drivers side, front???? I think my 70 has a date stamped there, along with a partial VIN.:D
     
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    IGOR 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    That looks great - what did you use for paint?

    Seems to me there was a post on here awhile back about someone getting mounts from Summit - I think they were $84 - I can't seem to find the link now.
     
  6. bigdon-70blazer

    bigdon-70blazer Registered Member

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    My frame has this number but no date that I can tell, just this vin that was stamped twice on the frame. Were the summit body mounts polyurethane or rubber?

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  7. bigdon-70blazer

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    I used chassis black from eastwood mostly then another gallon of something started with an n from the Napa store when ran out of eastwood stuff. Both did a great job.
     
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    That's so purdy! I'm jealous of the look but not of the work! Keep it up!
     
  9. 70jimmy

    70jimmy 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Well the frame # appears to show that it is a 1970 - 0, Manufactured in the St. Louis Missouri Plant - S and the rest is the production #. I don't know what kind of date of build that would be? I have another book I will check to see if it helps.
     
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    man, looks awesome!!!
     
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