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Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by big d, Dec 16, 2001.

  1. big d

    big d 1/2 ton status

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    i thought id pass along an idea that i have been practicing for quite awhile. i keep any and all blazer info i retain in 3 ring binders stored in clear (school report type covers) for protection. that has been alot since i discovered this site ! i also have kept just about every reciept for repairs and parts bought since i purchased my blazer.most people who see this think its pretty cool cause i also place pro-chevy properganda in there also ! the front cover would look real smooth with a ck5 sticker on it. hummmmmm.......never thought about that one before !

    darrenolander
    1979chevycheyenneblazer
    350/350
    gettin'down on all fours, 4 a'little
    x4 play !
     
  2. chevyracing

    chevyracing 1/2 ton status

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    No, my glove compartment would feel violated then.

    John

    Like to go sloppin' 'round in da mud in a rapid fashion....=)

    <a target="_blank" href=http://coloradok5.com/gallery/albun31?&page=1>BLAZER PICS</a>
     
  3. Pure Insanity

    Pure Insanity 1/2 ton status

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    I dont dare keep all my receipts! I dont want to know how much I have spent. [​IMG] I esp. dont want puresanity, to know how much I have spent! [​IMG] LOL!

    That is a great idea tho. I kept a log on my 1st Camaro of what I spent, hrs spent in the shop, part #'s, and the funniest,..... how many lite bulbs I changed in the shop while working on it. I never finished the car, I gave it away the week before I went to basic. [​IMG] Fortunately I hadnt spent much cash on it, just a bunch of time. It just had to go before I left.

    If ya can't stop.......Smile as you go under! [​IMG]
    PIC of mine from flblazers site<a target="_blank" href=http://www.flblazer.alloffroad.com/photo3.html>
    GO</a>
     
  4. TXsizeK5

    TXsizeK5 1/2 ton status

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    I keep all my reciepts and paraphanelia in a little folder... so if i ever need to sell, and they ask for reciepts, I got 'em. Or just to know what i've done to it! lol

    6in 87' K5 w/ 35" BFG muds.
    305/Sm465/ NP208
    Kn, 4.56's.
    In desperate need of a rebuild.
    Next- Eaton mech locker... Flows.
     
  5. rocko

    rocko 1/2 ton status

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    I do the same as TxSizek5 does..
    I've totaled up what I've spent on the 83.. and it's not that bad.. I seem to find deal's pretty easily..
    I've invested about $2,000.00 into the truck.. not including the purchase price of $2,000.
    Wheelin and dealin.. that's what it's all about.

    I haven't failed, I've found 10,000 ways that don't work. www.rocko.rockcrawler.com
     
  6. Pure Insanity

    Pure Insanity 1/2 ton status

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    I used to have an idea of what I had spent, I was around 5000. I got the Blazer for 2000,(plus 500 in labor to the car lot I bought it from) in peices. It came w/ a motor, that ran but was unknown, (turned out to be a 327 block) and a bad tranny. It had the lift and new 38 Swampers. I ended up getting a Vortec core motor from the dealership I worked at. (free) Had the tranny rebuilt, then rebuilt again, and again, then 1 more time before I got a whole new tranny.

    I have since dumped more into it, and have more to go on my wants list. [​IMG]

    If ya can't stop.......Smile as you go under! [​IMG]
    PIC of mine from flblazers site<a target="_blank" href=http://www.flblazer.alloffroad.com/photo3.html>
    GO</a>
     
  7. DesertDueler

    DesertDueler 1/2 ton status

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    The insurance company paid for my wheeler. I bought the Jimmy for 3,000, put 3,500 in lift, tires, and lights and lockers. When I rolled it they gave me 7,800 for it and I bought it back for 500. So the insurance company gave me 800 dollars to go wheeling and buy new lights since they got screwed up.

    86Jimmy 4"&35"MTRs,87 burb 4"&33"MT,69Firebird w/525 hp,and 70GTO live in PHX,AZ<a target="_blank" href=http://www.geocities.com/modifierperformance>My vehicles</a>
     
  8. SCOOBYDANNN

    SCOOBYDANNN 1/2 ton status

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    I have all my stuff in theosefile folders w/ sections for the letters. that way i dont have to go treasure hunting for the "one recipt" i need, seeing as how almost my whole truck is lifetime warranty.[​IMG]

    Sun Desert Offroad <a target="_blank" href=http://4x4.alloffroad.com>4x4.alloffroad.com</a>

    It's all fun and games till someone loses an eye!
     
  9. BurbinOR

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    I keep all receipts in a file, as well as have about 3 binders worth of old articles, information, catalogs, etc. all related to the Blazer. This is K5 #5 so I kinda like these things and keep everything I get my hands on about them.

    <font color=blue>'79 ONE TON TPI K5 - See it at---&gt;<a target="_blank" href=http://www.blazzinor.rockcrawler.com>www.blazzinor.rockcrawler.com</a>
     
  10. 88jimmyoungowner

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    was the tranny you had stock, because i have had troubl;e with my tranny also.

    16, 88 jimmy, kearning, but still need help
     
  11. Pure Insanity

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    The tranny I had was a TH350. It was total junk! The case was cracked, had a bad casting, and was generaly toast-ada. I got a complete new tranny and havent had a prob since. It was just a non rebuildable bad tranny. It went to the scrap pile. I just wish the 1st guy I had rebuilding it noticed these problems. It would have saved me a ton of trouble. He gave up and refunded my money and I took it to someone else that took one quick look at it and said it was a gonner. The shop that finally got me rolling is the tranny shop my dad uses for his shop. Should have used him to begin with!

    If ya can't stop.......Smile as you go under! [​IMG]
    PIC of mine from flblazers site<a target="_blank" href=http://www.flblazer.alloffroad.com/photo3.html>
    GO</a>
     

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