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Old 02-05-2012, 06:17 PM
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I figured I would go ahead and start a build thread since no vehicle I own is ever kept stock.... *This will just be an as I go thing...no real plan as to what's first....just wingin' it.
I will be going with the BDS 5" lift on down the road so some of this is in prep for that. Others r just cosmetic to make it different from most other blazers on the road.

The absolute first thing I did was get better tires...
I got 235/75r15 BGF Mud Terrain KM2s (will be for sale)

Which will be replaced with the bigger 31x10.5x15 KM2s*
On 15x8 (3" offset) black and silver Circle Racing series 21 rims


The second mod I did was tweak the torsion bars to get rid of the factory rake.


I also put a tach on the steering column since my blazer didn't come with a factory tach on the cluster



I then trimmed the from valence to give it more of an off road look and for to appear to have more ground clearance than it really does... I plan on puting bed liner coating on the rocker panels and bumpers as well as Retro fitting some ZR2 flares on down the road..


Mods on order are:
Wheels
2" rear shackles
Performance Accessories 2" Body Lift
Spare Tire Carrier
Black PCd Bull Bar

I will update more when mods come in....
 

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lokking good so far man.
 
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loving what you have done so fare. keep it up
 
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Appreciate it...it's killin me waiting for the other stuff to get here
 
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The son helped me with a trim delete today in prep for sanding/body work so the bedliner gets a good bond to the rockers

With trim:


No trim
 
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Where you getting the bull bar from? I am trying to find one that will work with my 97.

Truck looks good too. Keep up the good work man.
 
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Originally Posted by Longer02 View Post
Where you getting the bull bar from? I am trying to find one that will work with my 97.

Truck looks good too. Keep up the good work man.
I have a buddy that works in a diesel performance shop that can make me one for cheap...I just need to pay for materials needed..I looked everywhere but all I found was 98+
 
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A brush guard/ bull bar from 98+ will fit on a 95-97, the only difference is how high the light guards are positioned. So a bull bar will fit just fine.
 
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Originally Posted by Thogert View Post
A brush guard/ bull bar from 98+ will fit on a 95-97, the only difference is how high the light guards are positioned. So a bull bar will fit just fine.
That is the best info I've heard so far... Thanks
 
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Originally Posted by 97Beater4WD View Post
That is the best info I've heard so far... Thanks
Indeed it is.

Can't wait to see how your Blazer turns out.
 

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