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Old 11-17-2017, 08:25 PM
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Very Nice!
 
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Old 11-18-2017, 07:23 AM
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Thanks! I had to see what it would look like so I threw the 2 with tires on to get a feel for it. Doesn't look bad, but i think it needs to go a little bit lower




 
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I would agree... they look good on the blazer... wife should be happy.... I know my wifey likes them! Lol
 
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Old 11-18-2017, 06:49 PM
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I love those wheels!
 
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Old 11-19-2017, 06:32 PM
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Yeah...she was more like"why are you putting Corvette wheels on before winter?"....so today I went and got a set of blizzak snow tires for them


These tires are slightly taller than the 2 that came on the wheels...so it should fill up the wheel well a little better too. So for a total of 375$ I got a nice set of wheels and tires...pretty good deal i think....but I still cringe when I realize that's pretty much the same I paid for the whole truck...

Got these today too for the rear to even up the wheels a bit.




I'm considering swapping in a bravada t-case and front diff and making this thing AWD...but I have mixed feelings about it...so we will see...

Probably going to order a cold air intake for it this week...seems a little ricey, but it's going to be a true cold air intake that's shielded from the rest of the engine compartment, and if nothing else it will make the engine bay look a bit nicer.

I'll accompany that with the throttle body mod(probably just throw one of the 3 modded blades I already have in it) and it should flow a little nicer....then it'll be time for a mild exhaust.
 
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Old 11-22-2017, 05:06 PM
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So I got the spacers on the rear, mounted 2 of the blizzaks on the empty wheels and got them on the truck.


(for reference the truck is not sitting on that little garden edger block lol)




Today I got surprised with half of the day off for Thanksgiving ...so I made use of the time by painting the rear window vents body color.



The color looks slightly off, but the quarter panel paint is super oxidized because it hasn't been buffed yet- so I think it'll match much better once I buffed the rest of the truck
 
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It looks great with the spacers on the rear wheels!
 
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Old 11-25-2017, 04:52 PM
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So I decided to paint the roof rack to look similar to a diamond edition Jimmy






Retorqued my ubolts and did front brake pads today...it also looks like it's going to need control arm bushings asap

Took a few pics of the 2 of the trucks together while they were both at the shop....



 

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The jimmy is looking good... but what did you do to the beast!?
 
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Old 11-26-2017, 03:35 PM
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I've been slacking on the big one lol. I gotta build a new tranny crossmember for it....but I might swap to 1 ton axles and a passenger side drop t-case- so im trying to make up my mind before i bother building one for my current setup
 

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