it’s Not A Bronco!

My 72 blazer that I’ve put way to much time and money into

Overview

This is my 72 blazer (as it sits today) I got when I was 19. It’s crazy looking back on it because when I bought it originally I couldn’t tell you what a distributor cap or a tie rod was. All I knew was that I wanted an old Chevy blazer
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It was pretty stock (looking) when it was new to me. Didn’t know it till I got it home but the rear floors are pretty damn Rusty and there’s a bit of rust on the driver side floor plan
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the top was a wreck so I ditched it after a few months
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Changed the engine and trans
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I also wanted a roof rack but didn’t want to get rid of the soft top so I built my own thing for a roof rack minus the tubing bending and welding cause I’m not that skilled
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You might notice I went down to 33 inch tires rather than the 35’s that came with it, I didn’t realize it at the time but I had broken rear leaf springs and it made the suspension sag enough to where the 35s rubbed badly
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Got fuel injection in late 2016 but I changed it recently, just cause it wouldn’t cooperate with me at any point and it got worse in the last couple months
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After getting rid of the rear blocks and changing the front and rear spring packs I went back up to 35’s and had no rubbing afterwards, This was late last year I took this picture up on inspiration point only a few things have changed since the time of this shot
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Took it to a four wheel parts event and ran into kgblazerfive and Twinkie and he made me sign up here LOL. But I’m glad I did!
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Haven’t done much with it after that point except build a winch bumper (not finished yet).
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And that’s about it other than changing the engine crossmember to the DIY4X cross member and ditching the fi-tech for a holley truck Avenger.
More things to come including probably a 14 bolt semi float swap. And random other things along the way
P.S This is what I call it the not a bronco blazer, it seems like everyone I’ve ever met thinks it’s a bronco
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Specs

Year
1972
Make
Chevrolet
Model
Blazer
Trim Level
Cst
Interior
A hodgepodge of new, old, and wrong
Factory Options
None
Engine
Rebuilt 350
Transmission
Turbo 350
Transfer Case
Np205
Steering
ORD HD tie rod Raised Arm/stock
Suspension
4” rough country springs with zero rates up front
Axles
D44 12 bolt
Wheels
15x8 rallies
Tires
35x12.50 r15 grabber X3’s
Paint
Grey

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