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Offroad Potent Rodent Resurrection

Average User Rating:
5/5,
  • Last time she was running in Moab...
    k5.jpg

    New Engine Specs:
    SBC 406ci
    Dart Block
    Forged Callies Crank
    Forged Callies Rods
    Forged JE Pistons
    AFR 210cc Eliminator Alum heads
    ARP Pro Series head studs
    Felpro MLS head gaskets
    ARP Main / Rod studs
    Comp 280xfi Roller Cam
    Comp Pro Magnum lifters
    Comp Pro Magnum rockers
    Billet Timing Chain with Cloyes cover
    Pro Comp EFI Intake
    Corvette 90mm throttle body
    PP Fuel Rails
    50lb injectors
    20160807_181956.jpg

    Only Flexplate I found that works with an old SBC and the 4L80E trans
    PRW Xtreme Duty SFI-Rated Steel Flexplate Small Block Chevy
    PRW 1835030
    Jegs Part Number: 228-1835030
    flex.jpg

    New ORD Crossmember Done
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    Built 4L80 manual valve body ready to go in
    4l80.jpg

    Engine going in. Excuse the years of dust...
    20170513_135133.jpg

    NEW PARTS ORDERED:

    Haltech 2500 Elite ECU-
    haltech_loom-elite.jpg

    Holley Elbow for the Vette TB
    elbow.jpg

    90mm TB
    TB.jpg


    Holley 60-2 Crank Trigger:
    cranktrig.jpg

    Coils:
    Factory GM LQ9 truck coils.

    MSD oil pump drive (no more distributor)
    msddrive.jpg
  • Year:
    1987
    Make:
    Chevy
    Model:
    K5 Blazer
    Trim Level:
    Silverado
    Interior:
    Stock
    Engine:
    Built 406ci, MPFI, Haltech
    Transmission:
    4L80 manual valve body
    Transfer Case:
    NP205
    Steering:
    Crossover, AGR Ram assist
    Suspension:
    BDS front, Tough Country rear
    Axles:
    Dana 60, 14 bolt
    Wheels:
    16.5x9.75 (old style)
    Tires:
    38" Parnelli Jones
    Paint:
    Custom gun metal, Ford Blue/Purple
    Engine Specs
    SBC 406ci
    Dart Block
    Forged Callies Crank
    Forged Callies Rods
    Forged JE Pistons
    AFR 210cc Eliminator Alum heads
    ARP Pro head studs
    Felpro MLS head gaskets
    ARP Main / Rod studs
    Comp 280xfi Roller Cam
    Comp Pro Magnum lifters
    Comp Pro Magnum rockers
    Billet Timing Chain with Cloyes cover
    Pro Comp EFI Intake
    Corvette 90mm DBW TB
    PP Fuel Rails
    50lb injectors

    Axles
    Dana 60 with ARB
    14 bolt with Detroit
    4.88 gears

    Trans/Tcase
    4L80 manual valve body, NP 205

    Suspension
    6" BDS front, 2" Tough Country with ORD flip rear
    9012 shocks

    Misc:
    High Angle CV Drive Shafts with long slip
    AGR Ram Steering
    Custom drag link, tie rod
    Kayline Top

Recent Build Reviews

  1. heavy iron
    5/5,
    "that's going to be a power house ."
  2. 76zimmer
    5/5,
    "eagerly awaiting the fire!"
    always cool to see a resurrected K5, especially with a new powerplant!
    Shawn likes this.
  3. Greg72
    5/5,
    "A Classic CK5 Build"
    Glad to see you back Shawn!!

    BB2018...?

    -G
    Shawn likes this.
    1. Shawn
      Thanks! I might make it out this time.