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What to build with the parts-

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by misterfnygy, Dec 21, 2006.

  1. misterfnygy

    misterfnygy 1/2 ton status

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    Alright I have a dilemna- my original plan was to build a bad k5 from all the parts I have collected. Now I am starting to second guess that and build two nice trucks instead of one- but the blazer wont be as BAD. Here is what I got-

    1975 Blazer- runs but not real well
    350 with intake, carb and cam- has a valve rattle
    worn out 350 auto
    203 t case
    d44/12 bolt
    has 6" lift with double blocks in back!!
    needs a front fender and some paint but definitely buildable

    1974 1/2 ton pickup- torn frame at steering box, beat up body
    running 350
    465 manual
    205 t case
    10 bolts
    this will be for parts and maybe a trailer out of the bed

    1976 1 ton dually- really decent shape mechanically except for motor
    blown 400
    400 auto
    205 t case
    d60/14 bolt
    body is straight, very little rust- interior is used but works. would be driveable with new motor

    Extras-
    d44 8 lug
    14bff
    6" lift front springs
    4" rear springs
    383 stroker- need a few little parts but everything is brand new


    So if you had this pile of parts- what would you do??
    Build a big bad blazer- spring swap, d60/14bff, disks, stroker, 465/205- maybe doubler
    or keep the d44 in the blazer and build the 1 ton as well- 6" lift, stroker 400/205 etc.

    What do you think??
     
  2. beater_k20

    beater_k20 Banned

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    60/14 in the blazer, with the 465/205 (hell maybe even put the 203 in between them) add the 383, the 52s from the rear of the 74 on the front, with a shackle flip in the back.

    put the 350/400/205 in the dually (minus the dually fenders, maybe even with the bed from the 74 since its good enough to make a trailer out of) and put the 3/4 tons under it
     
  3. Chevy305

    Chevy305 6 Lug 14bsf Status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    What ever you do, you have to have this combo: 383/465/203/205/D60/14bff

    Also I don't think you should cut up the dually though...
    So swap the running 350 from the 74 into it and drive it as is.
     
  4. misterfnygy

    misterfnygy 1/2 ton status

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    both good options..

    good ideas- I just need to figure out how many trucks I need---

    The best part is that I have a total of $1600 into all the parts...
    Really cant go wrong!
     

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