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Need help with a 75 K5 !!!

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by **DONOTDELETE**, Aug 12, 2001.

    Does anyone know of a place that sells reproduction floor bracing for this year Jimmy?They're also refered to as rocker boxes.
    I traded for this #$%@ thing noing nuthing about the underside of the ful convert trucks.
    Any help would be great,thanks.
     
  1. bigjbear

    bigjbear 1 ton status Staff Member Moderator

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    Try and get a hold of Grim, he made his own. There were pics on his site but I don't know if they still are.

    Jim '80 GMC & '73 Blazer
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  2. I talked to him,all he had left was whats on the site.I realy want to get back as original as I can.I'm wanting to restore it.
    If it wasn't for that I'ld just put a full cage in it and tie it all together that way.Thanks though
     
  3. Anyone with a 73-75,could take some picks of them for me?
    There's not enough left of mine to get a good idea where they realy attached to.Thanks
     
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    Hey Chad,
    I'll try to get the neighbors digital camera and get ya few shots.....other than that I'll try to draw ya something. Either email me or PM so I can get your email......it's not in your bio....

    Michael[​IMG]
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    bigjbear 1 ton status Staff Member Moderator

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    Give a day or two and I will take some of my '73. The rockers are gone back to the weatherstripping track, but the rest is still there. It might acctually be better for pics that way. Let me know if there is a specific area or angle you need. Probably be Wed nite or Thurs AM, just in time for the weekend.

    Jim '80 GMC & '73 Blazer
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    The only rpoblem with that is he'll be leaving to come to my house Thursday. So he'll have all weekend to think about.[​IMG]. Chad that was for the comment about riding around with 50's on in Antioch feeling cool.

    Does anyone have a grinding disk I can borrow?[​IMG]3/4 in progress[​IMG]
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    If your wanting to go back to stock your only choice is to have a shop make them for you.
    The back section is pretty simple but up around the cab suport gets a bit tricky. It tapers down from 3.5 inches to 2.25 over the cab suport so you have some angles to deal with.
    3 Years ago whn I was rebuilding mine I checked with the dealer parts dept and they did list the floor section. You had to buy it as an assembly and it was passenger and driver sides. It included the rocker boxes assembled with the floor and Front cab suport. It was from the seam at the bottom of the fire wall all the way to the bed floor to the center of the tranny tunnel but it was EXPEN$IVE! Quoted me $450 a side and had to pay up front. No refund if it was wrong. They couldn't even garrantee they could get it either. It was pay, put in the order and see.
    My way cost about $40 a side for materials.
    What your going to find is the front cab suport is toast also. the Truck version will work fine.

    It's not my damn planet monkey boy!
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    bigjbear 1 ton status Staff Member Moderator

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    Sorry this is late but I just got to it. I've got excuses but they are lame, Blazer related but lame. I just put them on the web, the page should update in the AM. Go here to see them:
    http://tellicok5.rockcrawler.com/photo4.html

    Jim '80 GMC & '73 Blazer
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