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Discussion in 'The Garage' started by NCblackandredk5, Nov 23, 2002.

  1. NCblackandredk5

    NCblackandredk5 1/2 ton status

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    ive parked my blazer for a good while now /forums/images/graemlins/frown.gif... seems the motor decided to die.... well it still runs but not without lots of oil added weekly... i am now wheeling a 1983 toyota pickup... cheap, reliable, and fits in tight places like a k5 dreams of... dont get me wrong.. i love my k5 but damn.... just cant afford it on a college student's budget... sorry guys... anyways for those who care... heres a pic... after the trimming but before the budget susp install of 63" rears and rear springs up front
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  2. NCblackandredk5

    NCblackandredk5 1/2 ton status

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    btw.... gonna bob it or flat deck it... too much overhang
     
  3. LAXandBLAZERS

    LAXandBLAZERS 1/2 ton status

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    That flex pic looks awfuly familar
     
  4. Blazer79

    Blazer79 1/2 ton status

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    Reliable: Yes, I've been running my 89 with a 22R for about 7 years now. Only problems: new fuel pump, new timing chain, new clutch, some bushings for the shifter.

    Cheap: No. All these parts were much more expensive compared to equivalent Chevy parts, the fuel pump was about $60, and it was just a stock pump made in Taiwan, not a flashy Holley as the one in my Blazer. The timing chain was about $100!!! /forums/images/graemlins/shocked.gif /forums/images/graemlins/mad.gif . Go ask for a rebuild kit, it's as expensive as a Chevy 350, and it's only half the parts!

    I know there's a voice in your head telling you you'll be sorry for betraying the Blazer. /forums/images/graemlins/wink.gif
     
  5. NCblackandredk5

    NCblackandredk5 1/2 ton status

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    i didnt betray the blazer just had to put it aside for a while... i know about the cost of toy parts but the truck only cost me a grand and it gets 20 mpg...but its what ive got for now...so ill drive it until i get a motor
     

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