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My Blazer pic

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by 87Blazerlady, Dec 16, 2002.

  1. 87Blazerlady

    87Blazerlady 1/2 ton status

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    The sun refuses to shine bright here lately. To many rainy days. /forums/images/graemlins/frown.gif Want to make some modifications without having to fill out a 15 page Reconstruction paper. /forums/images/graemlins/1zhelp.gif It's a dailey driver and we would like to be able to escape to the woods for hunting, fishing and hiking. What do you think of it? /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif

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  2. Shaggy

    Shaggy 3/4 ton status

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    <font color="green"> Looks like a nice Blazer. First order of business - lose the running boards. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif </font color>
     
  3. fourwheelerjeff

    fourwheelerjeff 1/2 ton status Staff Member Moderator

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    yunit has a blazer same color scheme /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  4. OFFRDK5

    OFFRDK5 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Running boards. Mine found the dumpster about 2 days after I bought mine. And the only reason it was 2 days is because I waiting on my neighbor to return my drill.
     
  5. MOABDADC22

    MOABDADC22 1/2 ton status

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    What do you think of it?

    [/ QUOTE ] I think it makes an excellant BEFORE picture. /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif
     
  6. Stickseler

    Stickseler 3/4 ton status

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    1st thing I'd do is put on a 14 bolt ff and dana 60...everything else can wait /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif

    Hi Paul /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
  7. Z3PR

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    Being reliable is a major goal for mine. I like to hit the back wood trails that don't see much use. So The mods I'd recomened would be: 3/4 Ton axles (cheaper then 1 Ton, but 1 Ton is better) and either a 4" or 6" suspension lift, and 33" to 36" tires. Now I don't know how you feel about trimming fenders, so I'll leave that one alone. That'll get ya out in the woods. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  8. Burbinator

    Burbinator 1/2 ton status

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    Looks like a nice rig...

    I third the "lose the running boards" recommendation...mine hit the garage sale shortly after I bought the Burb. I actually had someone buy them for $50! /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif

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  9. Bubba Ray Boudreaux

    Bubba Ray Boudreaux 1 ton status

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    Being reliable is a major goal for mine. I like to hit the back wood trails that don't see much use. So The mods I'd recomened would be: 3/4 Ton axles (cheaper then 1 Ton, but 1 Ton is better) and either a 4" or 6" suspension lift, and 33" to 36" tires. Now I don't know how you feel about trimming fenders, so I'll leave that one alone. That'll get ya out in the woods.

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    Do you have that saved somewhere? /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
  10. landsmasher

    landsmasher 1/2 ton status

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    Nice rock sliders! /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
  11. chevyfumes

    chevyfumes Court jester

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    Nice rock sliders

    [/ QUOTE ] Those are the new eco-friendly rock polishers.... /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
  12. 87Blazerlady

    87Blazerlady 1/2 ton status

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    Now how did I know that the running boards would get that response. /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
    Either that or the bumpers. /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
  13. 87Blazerlady

    87Blazerlady 1/2 ton status

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    I've seen Yunit's. Good pics. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  14. 87Blazerlady

    87Blazerlady 1/2 ton status

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    Now that's a grand idea!! /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif They've got to be good for something. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
  15. 87Blazerlady

    87Blazerlady 1/2 ton status

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    Thanks for the reminder!!!!

    This is my '87 Blazer's Before pic.
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  16. 87Blazerlady

    87Blazerlady 1/2 ton status

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    What is a 14 bolt ff and a Dana 60? /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
  17. Bubba Ray Boudreaux

    Bubba Ray Boudreaux 1 ton status

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    Here are pics, Dana 60 and 14 bolt FF respectively.
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    These axles are full floaters, which means if an axle breaks, you can pull it and continue. With 1/2 ton, you can't do that due to the design. There's somebody that can better 'splain it than I can. All I know is I've seen the results of a broken c-clip axle at speed, and I've seen the toughness of the Dana 60. This (2) 60 setup can be found on a Dodge 3/4 Cummins 4wd running somewhere around 500 hp and 900 lbs of torque IIRC. This particular Dodge hooked up to a tree approximately 4 feet in diameter, and shifted down into 4 lo while on dry pavement and the beauty which accompanies a diesel engine while revved in the form of black smoke began. There was no tire spin, and the tree lost, no breakage. They are tough. If the truck is going to be light duty, then stay with the 1/2 ton driveline, it's cheaper and easier. If you want to be one of these hardcore rockhounds that I have to put up with on a daily basis around these parts/forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif(God love ya), then go with 1 ton.
     
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    ntaj*ep 1/2 ton status

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    I just bought a sawsall! I don't know why, but that picture just makes me want to go get it. /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif
     
  19. Stickseler

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    I've seen Yunit's. Good pics. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

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  20. 87Blazerlady

    87Blazerlady 1/2 ton status

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    Nope. No heavy duty pulling for this truck seen in the future. Got to keep it dependable for getting Leo to and from work.
    Thanks though. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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