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Project: POS!!!!

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Esteban86K5, Mar 18, 2006.

  1. Esteban86K5

    Esteban86K5 1/2 ton status

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    The wife named it.:doah:

    I'll be cleaning it up before I weld it. It's not as bad as it looks. It just surface rust fom sitting under my motorhome for the last few months.



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    At least it's a start!!! :D
     
  2. 84gmcjimmy

    84gmcjimmy 1 ton status

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    New frame for the blazer?

    More details Esteban!
     
  3. dodgedude99

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    custom rectangular exhaust pipes?
     
  4. Esteban86K5

    Esteban86K5 1/2 ton status

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    I guess I should ad some more details.

    2x5 .188 wall tubing.

    It's going to be the frame rails for my 73 Project. It follows the same lines as the stock frame only it doesn't come back down in the front or rear and it doesn't pinch in the front. I'll be cutting the front and back after I get the the springs mounted so I won't have any extra overhang.
     
  5. 84gmcjimmy

    84gmcjimmy 1 ton status

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    Very interesting! Keep us posted on how you make out :bow:
     
  6. CK5

    CK5 In my underwear Administrator Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    Needs bigger tires.
     
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    willyswanter 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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  8. Esteban86K5

    Esteban86K5 1/2 ton status

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    29.5"s Aren't big enough eh?
     
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    New RC crawler?:bow:
     
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    he's not actually working on the blazer....they were probably in the way and he had to move them. So now because he's touched them it's "working on the blazer":haha:
     
  11. Esteban86K5

    Esteban86K5 1/2 ton status

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    Your :screwy:, I made those today. So yes I am actually working on it.:D
     
  12. Esteban86K5

    Esteban86K5 1/2 ton status

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    Surprisingly, with only four temp crossmembers tacked in place, this frame has less flex then the stock frame. :thumb:

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    Cause the stock frame needs the body.
     
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    s that a furd i see???
     
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    willyswanter 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Yeah he was tired of fixing chevy's so he bought something reliable :rolleyes:
     
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    NEK5 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    YEAH RIGHT!!!....i have seen about 4 of those forda that had a nice big R on them.....real reliable:eek1:
     
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    This thread is funny, I am very interested in this build up though. Nothing like starting from scratch, I wish I had instead of buying my Blazer and fixing everthing once a week since then:rolleyes:
     
  18. Esteban86K5

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    Needs a hell of a lot more than just a body.:deal: My frame on the 86 flexed so much it would twist the body enough to pop the half top. You could hear the sheetmetal pop back and forth as I went threw any twisted sections.:doah:
     
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    Esteban86K5 1/2 ton status

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    Yeah it's a damn Furd. That is the REAL project POS!!!! I have had a lot of problems with that thing but since it's paid off, I need to keep it for a couple more years. Next one will definately be a Chevy.:bow:
     
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    I got tired of doing that after every run on my old truck so I figured I'd start from scratch and make it like I want it from the get go. I'm sure I'll be modifing it later since I can't seem to leave anything alone, but this will work for me for a long time.:D
     

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