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I think i have a new plan

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Chaz88K5, Jun 18, 2001.

  1. Chaz88K5

    Chaz88K5 1/2 ton status

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    OK well here was what i was thinkin about doin...selling the 72 k5 i bought in Feb...i was planning on building that up to be my play truck...but i am thinking since my 88 has just about all the bugs worked out of it and i have it almost the way i want it..all i would have to do is put in the SM465 that i bought for the 72 and get some axles for it and i would be set...it would be alot cheeper than trying to start all over from scratch...the i dont know if i really need 2 trail worthy 4x4s anyway...altho he who dies with the most toys wins eh?...dose this sound like a good plan?...or maybe just hold on to the 72 and stick in in storage untill i get around to building it in the future. what do ya think?

    Donations accepted for the "Build Chaz's 1972 K5 fund"!!!
     
  2. Itali83

    Itali83 1/2 ton status

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    Keep it, You'll kick yourself if ya get rid of it. the more the merrier I always say.
    Ben 87 Jimmy
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  3. mudhog

    mudhog THEGAME Staff Member Super Moderator

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    if you can aford it keep it or you will regreat it latter

    77blazer see it at<A target="_blank" HREF=http://community.webshots.com/user/ssmith6333>http://community.webshots.com/user/ssmith6333</A>
     
  4. Grim-Reaper

    Grim-Reaper 3/4 ton status Author

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    If the 72 is drivable and insured take the top off for a week and drive it.. Yeah the 88 is friendlier on the gas and A/C is nice but NOTHING beats the cool factor of a full convertable K5. Even as beat to crap as my 75 is I still get looks from people when I roll by with no roof. I don't get that head turn with the 79.

    It's not my damn planet monkey boy!
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  5. Jason73K5

    Jason73K5 1/2 ton status

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    I agree with Grim, keep the full-top convertable. I like my beat up, rusted '73 much better than my old fully loaded '85 and it's mainly because of the top.
     
  6. CaptCrunch

    CaptCrunch 1/2 ton status

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    KEEP IT!!!! My new motto now cause you ALWAYS regret selling your toys later and you'll never get enough $$$ wise to compinsate for your time, effort or even parts into it.

    -Mikey
    1987 Chevy K5 Blazer- 350 TBI
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  7. tmanofcali

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    chaz, if you do decide to sell it let me know. i might be interested in it. i am kinda looking for another blazer for the trail. just think...if you sell it to me youll have money in your pocket..you know i would take care of it..and you could even visit it...lol if you decide to sell it just let me know....you know how to get ahold of me....later
     
  8. Chaz88K5

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    well if i sold it i wouldent have anything into it...just the cost of the truck its self...all the parts i have bought so far can be used on the 88 except for the rocker pannels and the kayline soft top....it is not drivable right now...i havent touched the thing since i got it...havent even started it in about 3 months...i know that cant be good for the motor...i think the only thing i would loose out on was the cost it was to go pick it up from AZ....kinda hard to recoup the cost of that...i spent a good 500 bucks goin down there to get it by the time i payed for gas, food etc....+ i can always keep the extra frame i got off ebay and build up running gear and wait untill i find another body...i am still not sure yet

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  9. Jason73K5

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    you still won't have a full convertable unless you keep it. If you're gonna get rid of one, get rid of the other one. But then again, there's no such thing as too many 4x4's
     
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    Zepplin 1/2 ton status

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    My 74 body is pretty rough but, as soon as the top is off its a whole different story! Keep it. My ride doesn't even move but, I will keep it until I can afford to fix it up.

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