I'm working on my blazer's form and was wondering anyone's opinion on 33" or 35" tires for a 4" lift. I will be also looking into ring and pinions and new suspension based on my decision. Any thoughts?
Been in the family for 40 years. Mom bought it from the original owners, drove it for years, pulled horse trailer, farm rig, ect. I got it from her, lifted and beat the shit out of it and then... sadly, let her sit (marriage, kids, Air Force, private pilot license, built a house, built a shop...
So i’m new to trucks/off-roading. i’m wanting to get off of the lift blocks and better suspension in general. I guess i just need pointed in the right direction a bit. I put up pictures of where i’m at now which is how i bought it. looking to upgrade.
After I bought new tires and installed new shocks, the alignment place found movement in a front wheel. I found a bad ball joint and replaced all 4 ball joints and the tie rod ends between the knuckles of the 10 bolt on my 88 K5. It has a 6" lift and looks like a raised steering arm on the...
I installed an ORD 3" lift kit on my m1009.
Identical to a 1986 K5 Blazer.
Front Tuff Country HD springs for 3" lift.
Rear Shackle flip for 4" lift.
Here is some testing video i made.
In the notes i have some info regarding driveshaft and pinion angles after shackle flip.
I looked a lot of...
It's a bit far off but it really bugs me having 4" lift blocks out back of my dually. Of course the helper leaf will no longer reach the pads. Just poking around for ideas and of course I know tow abilities are decreased when lifted but bumper towing my K5 should be fine. What do you guys think?
A friend of mine is buying a 1997 k1500 5.7 4l60 np246gm (not sure on the tfc) he will use it as overland/adventure rig.
Anyway, he wants me to do much of the design and fab work since I am retired and have some time. My question is this, what can I realistically expect the front ifs to...
Hello All, the names Kris and I'm beginning my dream truck project.
Red Jimmy is for sale, The M1009 is going to be my lab rat apparently it's name is Mandarb "Not sure if I like it? but thats its name. Wish I knew the unit it came form."
Rough Drafts 2013
Lots of plans for this bad boy...