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Old 01-15-2013, 08:42 PM
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After driving this Blazer around stock for a year ive decided to hook it up a bit. wallets tight atm so it will be a slow build. My blazer is a 1998 Blazer LS 4 door 4x4 with 150k miles. Heres what ive done already;

-2'' T-Bar crank
-Flowmaster glasspack
-K&N Air Intake

The Plans;

-2'' shackle lift
-Replace front shocks w/ Skyjacker 0-6'' shocks
-Aluminum skid plates
-31x10.5 Duratrac
-magnaflow catalytic converter, High flow
-re route tailpipe
-FIX MY 4WD!!! wont engage, makes noise tho???
-headlights and tail lights
-Paint rims
-PIAA Light kit on roof
-Bull bar
-Dyno tune
-Debadge
-Safari Rack
-Monstaliner
....thats all i can think of now. heres a pic of it from the sumer, before the tbar crank and a pic from today after (excuse the mud)


ANy advise, criticism are welcome! more pics to come!
 
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After T-Bar crank (excuse the mud)



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Sounds like you have a plan! I will mention that they don't make a 3" BL for the second gens only the first. The first gen can be made to work with a second gen but then you will have to fab up your own bumper brackets and possibly a few other small things. Just go with a 2" and you will be happy. And do some searching there are more than a few threads related to the 4x4 issues with these things. Keep us updated!!
 
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Mines a 98 also and pretty much want do the same stuff as you. I already have the cold air intake safari rack debadged and 4offroad lights on the rack. I also replaced the stock fan with an electric one with an adjustable thermostats. Adds a few more horsepower. Ill put up pictures when I get home from work
 
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Old 01-16-2013, 12:31 PM
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Thanks. I didnt know about that. Two inches is still plenty.
Newguy, was installing the efan hard? What one did you get?
 
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What safari rack did you get?
 
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What safari rack did you get?
not sure of brand, got it on craigslist. Think its a yakima
 
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got some paint for the rims. hope it turns out ok. will found out tomorrow. also got some exhaust piping so i can have a tailpipe and exhaust tip.
 
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remove the plastic front bumper flange today. Painted it with bedliner. looks good. tomorrow im going to paint the grill to. Pics tomorrow!
 

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