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Making a '79 a convertable...

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by muddin4fun, Aug 6, 2001.

  1. muddin4fun

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    Making a \'79 a convertable...

    Where exactly are ya'll talking about that needs support when you make it a full convertable? I need to have all the body work done to my blazer within a year and one of the plans is to make her a full convertable. I need to make sure I build a roll cage that will support the body like it needs and maybe make something to put in there temporarily until I can build the full rollcage.

    I've got a mind like a . . . a . . . what's that thing called?

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  2. muddin4fun

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    Re: Making a \'79 a convertable...

    Also, I've seen folks take part of the windsheild frame from an early '70's and I've seen some do it with the windsheild fram that's already on. I've seen the '79 doors cut and then I've seen the early '70's doors put on. Which way is better? I want to be able to buy a soft top for a early '70's and it fit, ya know?

    There is some rust on the top of the cab around the windshield so it might be better for me to replace that, but the doors on the truck right now are in awsome shape!

    I've got a mind like a . . . a . . . what's that thing called?

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  3. Tuskadero

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    Re: Making a \'79 a convertable...

    You probably have a lot more rust than you think, I know I did. I hope you no someone who know how to cut and weld because there's alot of work making a full convertable, good luck.

    Heather
    P.S. I would appreciate it if you watch your language before I report you
     
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    Re: Making a \'79 a convertable...

    Oh look......you ladies are bonding, or at least one is trying[​IMG]!!!!
     
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    Re: Making a \'79 a convertable...

    Are you threatening muddin'?!?!?! Pretty brave of ya! I cant wait til she see's this, she's gonna whoop ya![​IMG]! No one else seems to have a problem with it!
     
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    Re: Making a \'79 a convertable...

    Go check the post "Phase II: Project Money Pit Pics". Talk to the owner of that K5, sorry can't remember his name. I've talked to him and he has made his a full convertable. He just cut the roof off after he bought the softtop kit that he knew where to cut. He's is a real nice guy and will answer all your questions about it. I will be doing mine soon hopefully.
     
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    Re: Making a \'79 a convertable...

    i was checking out the post yesterday and one of the members was just about finished cutting his top he had pitchers with the post cant seem to find it today but he did a nice job on it i cut a pair of 78 doors for my 73 and they fit just fine so i dont see why not visa versa good luck check page 5 of the forum under roll cage padding is it guy by yeildtome

    <P ID="edit"><FONT class="small">Edited by blazerbum on 08/06/01 03:14 PM.</FONT></P>
     
  8. muddin4fun

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    Re: Making a \'79 a convertable...

    Are you talking about the second or third time that I told you not to talk to me and to leave me alone that I used harsh language? Maybe I was hoping you'd get it.....

    Why won't you leave me alone??????????????

    I've got a mind like a . . . a . . . what's that thing called?

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    Re: Making a \'79 a convertable...

    hey me again i found the post page five under roll cage padding by yeildtome
     
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    Re: Making a \'79 a convertable...

    hey me again i found the post page five under roll cage padding by yeildtome
     
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    Re: Making a \'79 a convertable...

    Oh, one more thing...you can't report me since you never told me that it was offensive to you for me to use maybe three cuss words. Also, this is a public board so anyone can cuss if they like. There is nothing that says that you are protected from offensive language. Nobody had so sign something saying that they agree that they can not use cuss words. Being a nuesence however is against the law whether it is on the net or not especially after someone has told you to leave them alone. Now, I would appreciate it if you would leave me alone and not respond to any of my posts or pm me. I have told you this several times.

    My uncle is Bill Peirpoint...a chief of police in california. How about I report you? I can do it already since I have recorded the fact that I have told you to leave me alone and you persist. He can get your email addy and go to your ISP and get your address from that and other info that he will need, and he will handle you appropreiatly for me. Would you like that? Don't answer, because if you do, then I will pick up the phone and call him. Don't pm me, because if you do, then I will pick up the phone and call him. You can post on a thread that someone else started even if I have replied, but you can not directly talk to me anymore. Have a nice day...

    I've got a mind like a . . . a . . . what's that thing called?

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    Re: Making a \'79 a convertable...

    Better to remain silent and thought a fool then to open your mouth and remove all doubt..... think long and hard about this because at this point and time you could drive a Buick though your mouth.....

    C'mon captain break pedal... quit looking for the parade and drive!! [​IMG]
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    Re: Making a \'79 a convertable...

    I rarely see cussin' in this forum unless it's from some child who thinks it makes him sound older than he is.....I think Blazerbabe should maybe find another forum......Full Convertible for your 79 sounds like a challenge...I can't wait to see it!!...

    Stuck?...Hell no..I still got some gas left..
     
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    Re: Making a \'79 a convertable...

    Oops..I double posted! [​IMG]<P ID="edit"><FONT class="small">Edited by muddin4fun on 08/06/01 07:31 PM.</FONT></P>
     
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    Re: Making a \'79 a convertable...

    I've got the trim pulled off and slowly will start to do the body work. Mostly there is a little rust that needs to be fixed. JD did a good job at keeping the blazer straight, so I don't have to do alot of dent pulling [​IMG].

    Thanks guys and Steph[​IMG]

    I've got a mind like a . . . a . . . what's that thing called?

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    Re: Making a \'79 a convertable...

    hey im just finishing the same thing with my blazer, its a 76, right now a rollcage is being built. if you need any help please email me at shupach@swbell.net, and ill be glad to help.

    phill

    btw the owner of moneypit is robby, and i talked to him for help with my blazer, his email is FloridaK5@aol.com and he is a very nice guy
     
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    Re: Making a \'79 a convertable...

    I got everything you need even 74 tub if you want it

    AJ
    Soon to wheelin spot near you
    Project Harvey[​IMG]
     
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    Re: Making a \'79 a convertable...

    From what I understand, the '79 body style needs to be re-enforced more than a '76. I'm trying to find out exactly where it needs to be re-enforced.

    I've got a mind like a . . . a . . . what's that thing called?

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    Re: Making a \'79 a convertable...

    it's just a couple of bent steel pans under the floorboard in front of the rear seat. No biggie. I think a good cage would stiffen it up much more. But if you look under a full conv model, you'll find they wouldn't be hard to make. I plan on making some bracing with tubing just in case.

    Sherman, Tx
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    Re: Making a \'79 a convertable...

    <blockquote><font class="small">In reply to:</font><hr>

    . JD did a good job at keeping the blazer straight, so I don't have to do alot of dent pulling .

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    Dent pullin??? Dents add character, I thought woman liked character? [​IMG]

    BTW, dont let BB get to ya.. She is just another buttman and such....

    Mike

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