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May30th!pg.2Truggy buildup continues... PICS! more PICS

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by juanblzer, Apr 27, 2007.

  1. juanblzer

    juanblzer 1/2 ton status

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    This is an 85 chevy blazer Silverado (or at least the frame is)
    I went full circle
    1995 full body
    2000 full body with full cage / beard seats / half doors and top off
    2002 chop top / doors off / tapered front / 4 link coilovers front and rear
    2003
    narrow rear / remove all body panels

    and now
    2007... full body is back in the plan.

    This rig has been driven to Baja California and Montana without doors, rear floor, top and most of the body.




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    de-sheetmetaling 2005
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    moved to Costa Rica for the summer... decided on parting out the rig... ended up with a chassis and no body...
    new buildup begins

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    with 1985 GMC JIMMY tub
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    the sawzall aftermath...
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    bigger tires / chopped top / chopped bed / chopped floor / chop suey
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    more tube / more chopping / new rear crossmember / new ideas
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    Plans:
    • Rack is for extended baja / backcountry excursions (the added weight helps the suspension really ride well)
    • 3rd seat for my 4 year old
    • rocksliders
    • rear mount for fullsize spare (think prerunner)
    • fully removable fiberglass with stubs (think prerunner race glass structure)Trailer Products fiberglass 1988 update glass
    mockup
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    at randy's shop randyellisdesign.com
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    Last edited: May 30, 2007
  2. 76zimmer

    76zimmer Flyin Rat Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    thats looking ambitious.

    Keep the pics coming.:wink1:
     
  3. mr.smartass

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    X2, or you will be tarred and feathered... :D Looking good.
     
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    Looking good, what all do you have in it?
     
  5. juanblzer

    juanblzer 1/2 ton status

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    ...nothing too high dollar... all my money is in the suspension.:eek1:

    skidplated np208 rebuilt:D , built 700r4, 350 goodwrench motor with edelbrock intake and 454 tbi adapter plate, tbi with affordable fuel injection harness, art carr shifter, autometer guages, dana 60 with arb, 14 bolt with detroit, beard ultra racing seats, simpson harnesses
     
  6. juanblzer

    juanblzer 1/2 ton status

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    see the new pics in first post
     
  7. juanblzer

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    update: 4/30/07
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  8. juanblzer

    juanblzer 1/2 ton status

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    More Pics May 4th 10am

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  9. 55Willy

    55Willy 3/4 ton status

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    Thats just awesome on sooo many levels!!!!!
     
  10. juanblzer

    juanblzer 1/2 ton status

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    thanks for the encouragement. The rear portion is now done. Now the front fiberglass, 5.13s, rear diskbrakes, a winch...
    oh and more pics of the complete side with paint are not too far off.
     
    Last edited: May 7, 2007
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    Wow, that's a lot of work. Looks great.
     
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    looking pretty fine
     
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    That thing is starting to come together, looks like it is going to be fun
     
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    God Damn, I wish I had the time and money to turn my k5 into something like that!!
     
  16. juanblzer

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    aw, its not too much money... I'm only a teacher afterall.:D
    It's been over 2 years since I wheeled this puppy. Soon it will be time.
     
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    m1ndless Banned

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    I am on a college student budget, I only have maybe 200 a month for spending money, the rest is for bills (rent, phone, car, etc)
     
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    looking good, real good, i remember you talking about this a long time ago, i was wondering what became of it
     
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    more pics with herculiner and spraybomb paint job

    Color is added now...
    spray paint for the cage
    herculiner for the floorboards
    now it's ready for the 5.13s that were just delivered! Oh and some front glass to match:D
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