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You asked for it!! 70 Jimmy pic fest

Discussion in '1969-1972 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by 70jimmy, Dec 31, 2005.

  1. 70jimmy

    70jimmy 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Ok specs:
    1970 GMC Jimmy
    350, 350, twin sticked 205
    10 bolt front welded with upgraded shafts
    14 bolt rear with Detroit 4:10 gears
    4 wheel disc brakes, 1 ton booster and MC, Adjustable proportioning valve and 2 lb residual pressure valve in rear line
    Hydro assisted steering
    Crossover steering
    6 inch tuff country springs front and ORD heavy duty greaseable shackles
    3 inch tuff country springs rear with 4 inch ORD shackle flip
    Rancho shocks, F-250 towers front, rear put inboard custom cross member
    interior and exterior speedlined
    gratuitous fender trimming
    widened inner fenders in the rear 6 inches each side cut out floor for flex
    37 X 12.50 X 17 BFG Krawler TA's
    Pro Comp Extreme Alloy 1059 rims
    PRP seats with custom 36 inch rear
    RCI 5 point harnesses all around
    Cage is 2" DOM .120 wall
    That's about all for now, Oh I almost forgot 2 1/2 years and lots of moolah
     
  2. 70jimmy

    70jimmy 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Pics

    Here ya go
     
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  3. 70jimmy

    70jimmy 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    More

    Yeah!
     
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  4. 70jimmy

    70jimmy 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Yep more

    just a few more
     
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    70jimmy 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Still more

    Yesssss!!!!!
     
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    Nice ride. It looks like all the hard work paid off.
     
  7. Leper

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    As I said before.....That is the nicest truck I have ever seen......now go roll it.

    Will the hardtop still fit??
     
  8. the beast

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    I love the 70 Jimmy's. When I start looking for a 1st gen, that's what I'm looking for.
     
  9. 70jimmy

    70jimmy 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Before and After CK5

    I dug out some pics of when I bought it. Just a couple minor changes.:rolleyes:

    Purchased May 1995 for $1000.00.
     
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  10. 70jimmy

    70jimmy 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Nope hardtop won't fit anymore. Soft top or no top from now on!!!

    A few thank yous are in order.

    First and foremost my wonderful wife for letting me spend loads of money, some of which I haven't even earned yet.

    Secondly CK5, without this site and all of you I wouldn't have come up with all the mods I drempt about.

    Steve (Colorado K5): write ups on products with testing and the site and having blazer bash which is a big reason why I built the jimmy.
    Off Road Design: Shackle flip, shackles, springs, bushings etc.
    Old Yeller: Screamin deal on rims and tires
    k5 nutt / azblazer: gas tank skid
    DIY4X: staked cage floor plates, small gussetts, tire carrier, tube rings
    for mounting the seats
    WFO Concepts: lots of advise
    Blue torch fabworks: lots of advise
    Hartley Truck and Tubing: Cage, sliders, bumpers
    Concept Auto body: Body, paint, and fabwork
    PRP: Seats
    RCI: Harnesses
    LMC: Various stuff
    Jegs: Various stuff
    Summit Racing: Various stuff
    D & S Enterprises: Towing, shop space, welding, plasma cutter, fabwork, machining wierd parts at the drop of a hat.
    EMJ Steel: tubing and rectangular metal for sliders
    Welfelt Machine: Steel
    More will be added as I remember.


    If this isn't proper please have the mods remove. Thanks.
     
  11. 71RestoRod

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    Your build up really is sweet.

    The cage is the nicest I’ve seen. I didn’t see the gussets in your previous posts. Kind of a cross between a super high-tech safety device and a demonic contrivance for slicing appendages off when you roll!

    In all seriousness… very nice job. Congrats! :waytogo:
     
  12. GotLabs

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    :waytogo: That is sweet! I can only hope mine looks half that good! How about some engine, undercarraige shots.
     
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    Natually I dig the flames to accent the roll cage! :waytogo: Looks awesome thanks for the specs and the pics. :D
     
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    Looks like all the work has really paid off. Congrats! What a way to start a new year.
     
  15. k5baby

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    That is friggin' awesome!!!. I know that just being able to see it the way it is now helps you forget about the blood, sweat, and tears it took to build it( Notice: I didn't say money, you never forget about that). You did one heck of a job.
    How soon till we have pics of it on the rocks, mud etc.?
    I noticed the tailgate said Chevrolet, was that swapped?
     
  16. 70jimmy

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    k5baby: Still got a couple things to play with before I can really romp on it. Need to add fluid capacity to the hydro assist steering, Little better alignment, add some steel collars around the bolts going thru the steering arms for added strength. Wiring :( , Who needs working taillights anyway??Yep tailgate is swapped, I also used the doors, and hood off the same pickup. At blazer bash 03 I was giving somebody with a blue and rhino lined, 70 or 71 jimmy crap for having a chevy tailgate on a jimmy and trying to cover it up with a tire carrier. ;) :doah: :o :o :o :rolleyes:

    Got Labs: undercarriage shots I can do!! Engine shots:o Good thing there is a hood to cover up that ugliness. Only mods under hood are one wire alternator, HEI, Accel super coil, intake, and edelbrock 600, and one ugly wimpy engine. (however, there is a modified 355 small block at a friends shop that is waiting for me to give it a cam and some heads, and maybe fuel injection. :wink1: As I said before more mods to follow!!

    71 Resto Rod: Yep I tried to pick places that flesh would hopefully not come into contact with if the unforseen occurrs. Hmm If I paint them red would that help???? Oh I know I will just mount the fire extinguisher and first aid kit near the flame gussetts. Yeah that'll work!!:haha:
     
  17. fatdog

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    Very nice indeed.
     
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    Awesome, very awesome!!!
     

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