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Engine Compartment Mods

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by beefcake83, Aug 31, 2000.

  1. beefcake83

    beefcake83 1/2 ton status

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    Anyone have pics of some mods done in their engine compartments? Looking for stand out ideas to get away from the stock look. Not just chrome either. - Gary

    Gary Graham
    '83 GMC Jimmy 350 'Beefcake'
    Eielson AFB, Alaska
    Metallica & Mountain Dew
     
  2. Wheels

    Wheels 1/2 ton status

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    About all I did was to clean up the wire bundles and used adel clamps instead of the plastic ones. I also put in a light assembly from a 96 up Chevy truck that is detachable and has a long enough cord to go around the Blazer. It has a reel to get the cord back in. Finishing up the frame off restoration. Got the carpet and seats in last night and plan on rolling out the main body this weekend so I can work on the top.
     
  3. BigBurban

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    Pulling the inner fenders and painting them the color of your vehicle or gloss black makes a big difference. Taking the buffing wheel and polishing your aluminum A/C lines (if you have it) looks nice. Fabricating a top radiator support cover out of alluminum will really clean up the look too. Replacing the crappy factory underhood insulation with adhesive backed aftermarket insulation with a nice shiney top side layer. Painting acc. brackets body or engine color helps.

    <font color=blue>~BigBurban</font color=blue>
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  4. Blazer1970

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    A big block is the best addition that you can make to your engine compartment.

    Tim

    1970 Blazer CST 4X4 350 SM465 NP205
    1987 Suburban 4X4 350
    1988 Chevy Pickup 4X4 350
     

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