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Ok guys this is gettin me very excited. Im 15 and ive just got my first job. And about 2 months ago my mom bought me a 99 Blazer 2 door. So, My job pays $8/per hour and im gonna be workin 8 hours a day after school gets out to start my project and i wanna get it nice before my Junior year in highschool and BEAST CRAZY by my Senior year in highschool. I added up my hours that i plan on working and i will get 4320 by the end of this summer. What i would like you to do is look over what i choose to buy and tell me if its good quality or if something else is better. Due to the fact that im only 15 and dont know so much about vehicles and all that good stuff i might get screwed. So heres my list of what i've looked at:

Winch -- WARN M80000 Self Recovery
26502 - WARN M8000 Self-Recovery Winch (12V DC) 100' Wire Rope and Roller Fairlead - Quadratec

Door Speakers -- Kenwood KFC-1653 MRG 6.5"
Kenwood KFC-1653MRG Marine 6-1/2" 2-way Speakers for Boat

CD Player -- Pioneer AVH-P1400 DVD 5.8" touchscreen
Buy.com - Pioneer AVH-P1400DVD Car DVD Player - 5.8" Touchscreen LCD Display - 16:9 - 480 x 240 - 200 W RMS - iPod/iPhone Compatible - Double DIN - DVD Video, Video CD, DivX, MPEG-4 - Auxiliary Input

Susp. Lift -- 6" Chevy S-10/S-15 Fit Lift Kit
6" Chevy S-10 / S15 FIT Lift Kit (1995-03) - Suspension Lift Kits - Suspension

Body Lift -- Summit Racing SUM-7810053
Summit Racing SUM-7810053 - Summit Racing® 7800000 Body Lift Kits - Overview - SummitRacing.com

Train Horn -- 12" Stringer Truck Train Air Horn Kit
12" Stinger Truck Train Air Horn Kit

2-18" or 4-12" subs -- Undecided

Wiper Blades -- PIAA Silicone Wiper Blades
PIAA 93355 - PIAA Super Sporza Silicone Wiper Blades - Overview - SummitRacing.com

Brush Guard -- 1999 Blazer Industries Grille Guard
http://www.carparts.com/details/Chev...triesgoi366801

Offroad Lights -- IPF 6" Round 55W Lights
IPF 968 6" Round 55W Black Hsg Kit (IPF968CSA Same Fit As Part # 968CS) - Land Rover lights/lenses from Atlantic British

Floor Mats -- NoNamed
www.lmctruck.com/icatalog/est/full.aspx?page=104

Wheel/Rim -- Dick Cepek DC-2 Black
Dick Cepek Tires and Wheels 1179412 - Dick Cepek Black DC-2 Aluminum Wheels - Overview - SummitRacing.com

Tires -- BF Goodrich A/T
BF Goodrich All-Terrain T/A KO tire 37 X 12.5 R 17 124 R *D 3712517

Tire Air Cap -- American Flag Valve Cap Set
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Looks good but 2 18in subs might be a little ridiculous!
 
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I know right
 
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Looks like you have a lot of work to do. You wont be able to fit 37s with out cutting your fenders ALOT. My 33s rub with 9in of lift
 
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Originally Posted by Alablazer View Post
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Well hope it turns out good, take pictures of the way it is now and post them, I'm like you but I'm 16 and I want my blazer to look badass too!
 
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that lift kit you posted won't work on your blazer, it's for non-ZR2's. Superlift does make a 6" lift and BDS makes a 5" lift for Z's. There's no way you'll ever fit 37's on it, they just won't fit and the front drivetrain won't hold up to the stress of them. 33's are all you can do, and don't bother with the body lift, the suspension lift is enough. or just do the body lift and some trimming.

From what I can tell, those wheels don't come in the correct bolt pattern, we need 5x4.75. you would need to get adapters to go from the 5x4.5 to 5x4.75. But then those would stick out a fair bit already (about 3.5" over stock) and with adapters they'll stick out past the fenders pretty far, about 5" further than your stock wheels, which will also reak havok on the front end.

not trying to rain on your parade man, but you might need to do some more research before you get your heart set on anything.

you should also post up what you want to get out of the blazer, will it be street only? would you like to get into off-roading? etc etc....
 

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to fit 37s id go with a solid axle swap
 
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Most of what ive looked at was just me likin the looks of them. I havent taken any measurements yet but will before i buy whatever it is. I want it to be tall and wide. Its gonna be road and offroad. And theres already a little picture on the end of my first post and alot more on my profile. Im gonna add updated pictures after i start adding-on. Thanks for the help and if you see anymore flaws let me know.
 
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37's are a bit much on the ifs, IMO you'd be wasting a ton of money on shafts and ball joints. 4 - 12" subs is to much, my brother has 2 12" subs and thats plenty enough bass to rattle the damn thing
 
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Originally Posted by xgiovannix12 View Post
to fit 37s id go with a solid axle swap
i was just gonna suggest that, id much rather spend that $2000 towards a SAS

also for your BL try ordering from JCwhitney and do a quick search on google for a recent discount code, i ordered the same body lift almost a yr ago for $200-210 taxes in etc shipped to canada

decent winch IMO and should work fine for your truck but maybe look into a slightly bigger one if you want to be able to help out a fellow offroader/friend with a fullsize truck, and a bigger one should help extend the life of it as it will put less strain on the unit

im still fairly new to the 4x4 scene myself but thats my opinion lol
 

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