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Discussion in '1969-1972 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by k5james, Feb 26, 2004.

  1. k5james

    k5james 1/2 ton status

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    Well after lurking around here for so long I decided to make the plunge and go orange. I have a 1972 K5 that I bought a while ago but due to work haven't had time to really do anything to it (that's about to change). Here are some pics of my hooptee.

    http://members.cox.net/k5james/72.bmp
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    http://members.cox.net/k5james/727.bmp
     
  2. RingMaster4x4

    RingMaster4x4 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Welcome,

    You have a nice looking balzer and it should be a good project to work on. What are your plans for it? (restore, Trail rig, Daily Driver) /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
  3. Ryan B.

    Ryan B. 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Welcome dude!
    Always nice to see another first gen around here. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif /forums/images/graemlins/pimp1.gif

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    (restore, Trail rig, Daily Driver)

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    Maybe all of the above? /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif /forums/images/graemlins/wink.gif /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gif
     
  4. clubba68

    clubba68 1/2 ton status

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    Welcome to the site. Your K5 looks pretty straight. Nice looking rig.
    I like your avatar. /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif
     
  5. Burt4x4

    Burt4x4 3/4 ton status

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    Welcome /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
    I cannot see your rig only cuz my work's firewall is restricting your site /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gif
     
  6. Yukon Jack

    Yukon Jack 1/2 ton status

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    Welcome from me too! Great looking Blazer. This is a great site for info and ideas.
     
  7. bigyellowjimmy

    bigyellowjimmy 1/2 ton status

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    Welcome! Looks nice, did you just get a paint job?
     
  8. chevyracing

    chevyracing 1/2 ton status

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    Welcome to the grope....

    John
     
  9. BobK

    BobK 1/2 ton status

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    always nice to see another 1st gen.
    Hey..is that a V6 in there,231ci?
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  10. k5james

    k5james 1/2 ton status

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    RingMaster4x4.......The plan is for it to be a nice looking daily driver and hopefully due some tail haulin in the dunes.

    clubba68...... /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif "What did the five fingers say to the face.....SLAP!" man that guy kills. Yeah the body is fairly straight there's a little bit of a rust issue on the rockers just like about every other first gen I've seen.

    bigyellowjimmy.....that's the paint job it's had since I bought it. I plan on painting it again once I get everything else done (drivetrain, bodywork, stereo, A/C)

    BobK......... /forums/images/graemlins/blush.gif No, it's a GM Goodwrench Replacement 350. A big growling 260 Horses /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif hopefully it'll be stroked in the near future (wife willing).

    Thanks for all of the compliments guys.
     
  11. unick

    unick 1/2 ton status

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    HAHA I saw the price on that thing and I though Man this guy must live in cali and sure enough u do. Well Im in San Diego too. PM me if you want to get together for a beer or need any help on ur truck. Im always looking for something fun to do.

    Nick
     
  12. k5james

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    Yeah, luckily that is not what I paid for it. The PO did some questionable things to this poor thing. Instead of fixing the shifting linkage he just installed a floor shifter and left the column shifter. He installed an electric fan, which is cool but he just attached it to the radiator, which is not cool. The wiring.....well I don't even want to get started on the wiring. I'll definitely be PMing you for help as my mechanical skills aren't even close to being on par with most of the guys on this board. You aren't good with wiring are you by any chance? /forums/images/graemlins/wink.gif
     
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    I havent done much wireing but I can do it. Its not that hard. What needs to be wired?

    lmk
    Nick
     
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    I'll pm ya
     
  15. clubba68

    clubba68 1/2 ton status

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    I'm Rick James Bitch! /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gif /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif
     
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    I'm Rick James Bitch! /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gif /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif

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    BWAHAHAHAHAHA What did the 5 fingers say to the face *SLAP* Im rick james bitch!
     
  17. Beast388

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    Nice lookin' rig! /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif
     
  18. k5james

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    Hey thanks. It's not where I would like it yet but it's coming along.
     

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