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Old 03-06-2013, 09:48 PM
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Ive got a 2000 blazer 4wd in blue pretty much stock. looking for some suggestions as i progress along. kinda in mind im 20 years old and sophmore in college and only working summers.

what ive done so far:
Spectre cold air intake
new NGK plugs less than 100 miles ago
blacked out rims
tinted rear tail lights and a 4th LED brake light between bumper and tailgate
cobra CB and 4' Firestick whip mounted on tire carrier and a PA system. And YES i have been pulled over haha


what i wanna do:
shackles and t bar crank
Pro Comp rock crawler mock bead lock wheels
mud tires. (need suggestions)
spyder smoke cab lights (like the ones on newer D-maxes)

 
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tire choice all depends on how much lift your going to be going with, and what pa system do you have
 
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Old 03-07-2013, 09:24 AM
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Originally Posted by trobbins View Post
tire choice all depends on how much lift your going to be going with, and what pa system do you have
its just a cheapo from radio shack. not sure on the wattage, i think its a 55W. I didn't have very good connections. so long story short i was driving through a creek and it got the connections wet and shorted it out. it was only a $30 some speaker but yeah it doesnt work very well anymore. i don't think i'll replace it because it's got me in trouble on more than one occasion haha

and i wanna run either just stock size wheels.. or maybe 16's. my mom isn't to keen on lifted vehicles and since she pays my insurance i better not go against her wishes to bad
 
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i would stick with the 15's, but you can lift it without spending more than a few hundred bucks, and are you wanting all-terrains or mud tires totally diff
 
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mud i think. i use her for gettin to my favorite huntin spots
 
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Old 03-08-2013, 05:14 PM
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added some rear helper springs today. took about half hour total and was super simple. just got some cheap ones from Auto Zone. they took it up probably 1" maybe 1.25". Doesn't help I've got 150 lbs of sand in the back that i need to take out. next step is to add shackles.

i also painted the front black. need to do some touch ups but i think it looks pretty mean.

 
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Got myself some shackles. Should be here on Wednesday. Should have em in by the weekend
 
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Gonna need longer shocks with the shackles too if they are 3". I found that the Z71 full size trucks rear shocks are the perfect length for a 3" lifted blazer.
 
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Yeah i might have to look into that.. did you just go to a junk yard and pull em off a truck used, or buy em new?
 
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next to a little 2wd also my shackles will either be here tonight or tomorrow so i will hopefully get them on by friday! i (knock on wood) won't have any trouble with the passenger side because it was replaced last year to pass inspection and got brand new everything, but the driver side is gonna be a royal biaatch. been spraying it 2-3x a day with some PB so hopefully that'll do some good. also gonna get 1.5" wheel spacers and bring that skinny rear end out here within the next few weeks!

 
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