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07-13-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By DesertStorm

i have a 2" body lift and cranked t-bars and...

i have a 2" body lift and cranked t-bars and shackles on mine and clear 31's with just a slight rubbing on frame at full crank.
Forum: The Lounge
06-20-2016, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,247
Views: 142,494
Posted By DesertStorm

ha! never noticed that! lol

ha! never noticed that! lol
Forum: The Lounge
06-18-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1,247
Views: 142,494
Posted By DesertStorm

here is mine. no pics of me with my blazer...

here is mine. no pics of me with my blazer...
06-16-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,060
Posted By DesertStorm

6.2 is still a LS small block motor. will be the...

6.2 is still a LS small block motor. will be the same size as a LS1 or LS2. (quick google search turned this up).
Forum: General Chat
06-06-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By DesertStorm

ls and lt are just trim models, different...

ls and lt are just trim models, different accessories with each package (6 disc changer, leather, etc)
06-06-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 185
Posted By DesertStorm

odd sympton

ok. so i recently started driving my blazer again (97 4x4 auto) and noticed on my way to work that it was leaking fluid (smoke burning off of the exhaust) finally found the leak. transmission fluid...
06-01-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,484
Posted By DesertStorm

i run the skip white dizzy in my blazer. i kept...

i run the skip white dizzy in my blazer. i kept the same cap and rotor (was included with it) runs just fine, but i am running delco wires and plugs. when i notice a drop in performance i will swap...
05-27-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 453
Posted By DesertStorm

Truck Parts and Truck Accessories...

Truck Parts and Truck Accessories (http://www.lmctruck.com/icatalog/CST/full.aspx?Page=13)
05-27-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By DesertStorm

Skip White Performance Detail Description...

Skip White Performance Detail Description (http://www.skipwhiteperformance.com/detail.aspx?Item=6671-BK)

i have one in mine and it works flawlessly..
Forum: Builds
05-26-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,653
Posted By DesertStorm

so... lost my job a week after my last post.....

so... lost my job a week after my last post.. project has been at a stand still since no extra money coming in. BUT now i am working again, so once savings is built up a little bit more the swap...
Forum: Builds
03-14-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,653
Posted By DesertStorm

update.. finally got the k5 body/frame out of the...

update.. finally got the k5 body/frame out of the garage. pulled apart the rear diff yesterday. fluid actually looked fairly clean, and very little metal shavings on magnet. locker looks in excellent...
Forum: Builds
02-24-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,653
Posted By DesertStorm

yea. new paint scheme will be black and orange....

yea. new paint scheme will be black and orange. roof will be orange, body will be black rhino liner, suspension will be orange, and thinking about orange wheels (will probably just use plasti-dip at...
Forum: Builds
02-24-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,653
Posted By DesertStorm

gears and install kits showed up yesterday! also...

gears and install kits showed up yesterday! also picked up some orange high heat engine paint to paint the axles and leaf springs with!

anybody paint leaf springs before? should i take them apart...
02-22-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,395
Posted By DesertStorm

torsion bar crank, cheap lift shackles, 2 " body...

torsion bar crank, cheap lift shackles, 2 " body lift, 31x12.5x15. no front bumper valance and had to trim fender a little bit. back edge of tire rubs frame on hard turns.
Forum: Builds
02-22-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,653
Posted By DesertStorm

update: picked up tires saturday. they are...

update: picked up tires saturday. they are massive. pulled and sold the factory wheels off of the K5 yesterday. started pulling the axles out yesterday. will finish pulling them tonight so i can...
Forum: Builds
02-19-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,653
Posted By DesertStorm

trying to decide if i want to buy the SKY OFFROAD...

trying to decide if i want to buy the SKY OFFROAD sas kit or just fabricate my own...
Forum: Builds
02-19-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,653
Posted By DesertStorm

ok. been a long while since i updated this. have...

ok. been a long while since i updated this. have had a ton of fun wheeling this thing.. The time has come to get rid of the IFS and upgrade. Solid Axle swap in progress...

Donor Truck:
1985 K5...
Forum: General Chat
02-05-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 74,429
Posted By DesertStorm

97 4x4. 4.3L t-bar crank, 2" shackles, 2" body...

97 4x4. 4.3L t-bar crank, 2" shackles, 2" body lift, 31" federal m/t's. average just at 13 mpg combined city/stop and go traffic. will post update after SAS to GM 10 bolt axles with 4.88 gears,...
01-26-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 491
Posted By DesertStorm

different SAS swap

ok.. so i picked up an 85 K5 dirt cheap. wanting to put the axles into my 97 blazer. i know the k5 is pass drop and mine is drivers drop. i figure a transfer case swap should be sufficient to...
01-21-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By DesertStorm

welcome! glad to see another DFW member on here!...

welcome! glad to see another DFW member on here! i live in burleson and work in north fort worth. i am in a couple local "jeep" clubs and mine has been dubbed "NotAjeep" lol
Forum: General Chat
12-14-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,573
Posted By DesertStorm

winch

who all has a winch on their blazer? im about to buy one. what did you do for a winch plate and how did you mount it? Let see them!
12-04-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 782
Posted By DesertStorm

i think the local dealerships here charge around...

i think the local dealerships here charge around $100 per axle for a diff service, and i would assume probably around the same for the t-case?
11-27-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 36,011
Posted By DesertStorm

i mounted mine direct to the roof... just be very...

i mounted mine direct to the roof... just be very careful and measure twice drill once.
11-11-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,588
Posted By DesertStorm

i mounted mine last night.. i looked and looked...

i mounted mine last night.. i looked and looked for some and could not find any. i just ended up drilling in my roof (very nerve racking and measure like 5 times before i actually drilled). i think...
11-10-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 953
Posted By DesertStorm

im assuming a second gen 4 door blazer (since no...

im assuming a second gen 4 door blazer (since no vehicle info was provided)

OEM part number - 15766469 LT Quarter Glass List Price $289.34

IF 2 door model (still second gen)

LT Quarter Glass...
11-10-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 953
Posted By DesertStorm

it is called a quarter glass. quick google search...

it is called a quarter glass. quick google search should show your options. maybe try rock auto or lmc or even a local glass company and get the glass and install it also. they are installed using...
Forum: Builds
11-09-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 35,262
Posted By DesertStorm

can you post some pics of the lightbar brackets?...

can you post some pics of the lightbar brackets? my lightbar will be here tomorrow and i am going to try to fab some mounts for it. i ordered a 42"
Forum: Lifting Tech
10-02-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,116
Posted By DesertStorm

i never raised my bumpers when i did mine, so i...

i never raised my bumpers when i did mine, so i am curious as well.
Forum: General Chat
08-31-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12,828
Views: 866,103
Posted By DesertStorm

broke my drivers CV shaft last night while...

broke my drivers CV shaft last night while offroading.. trying to decide if i want to buy new ones? or just keep it 2wd until i do the SAS on it...
Forum: The Lounge
08-26-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 399
Posted By DesertStorm

Calling all Texans (oklahoma too)

Anybody here going to the Rednecks with Paychecks next weekend? Would be cool if some of us could get together and hang out. I will be there in mine trying to tear it up.


for those that dont...
Forum: Builds
08-20-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,653
Posted By DesertStorm

anybody here swap the rockwell axles into their...

anybody here swap the rockwell axles into their blazer?
Forum: Builds
08-20-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,653
Posted By DesertStorm

yea. i did. it was so sloppy that my buddy with...

yea. i did. it was so sloppy that my buddy with an F350 lifted on 42s got stuck twice trying to get around to me. oops. lol

on a sad note.. the guy with the wagoneer sold it out from under me.. so...
Forum: Builds
08-18-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,653
Posted By DesertStorm

the last one is before the body lift. ...

the last one is before the body lift.

https://blazerforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=25867&dateline=1439901397...
Forum: Builds
08-17-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,653
Posted By DesertStorm

wow. long time since i have updated this. since...

wow. long time since i have updated this. since the last time i posted i have a 2.5" suspension lift, 2 " body lift, 31" federal mud tires. the biggest news to report is that i am picking up an 89...
07-10-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By DesertStorm

might also check the harmonic balancer. i had a...

might also check the harmonic balancer. i had a SBC motor where the rubber seal came loose and the outer portion of the pulley was moving around. worth a check..
Forum: General Chat
07-01-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12,828
Views: 866,103
Posted By DesertStorm

so i am about to pull the trigger on some...

so i am about to pull the trigger on some wheels.. what are yall's thoughts on these? they are 15x8 with 3.75" b/s. my fenders are already trimmed some and i am running 31x10.5r15. it is starting to...
06-22-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,217
Posted By DesertStorm

ok. pulled codes at lunch.. lo and behold the...

ok. pulled codes at lunch.. lo and behold the P1345. pulled data and showed 51* positive CMP retard. restabbed the distributor, and now it runs right at 0. perfect. i am so glad to have the issue...
06-22-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By DesertStorm

just went through this on mine.. pull the cap off...

just went through this on mine.. pull the cap off and see there is any play side to side on the rotor.. if so White Performance Detail Description...
06-22-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By DesertStorm

welcome

welcome
06-22-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By DesertStorm

i would highly recommend the skip white...

i would highly recommend the skip white distributor. no plastic parts on it.. everything is either steel (shaft) or aluminum (where the rotor and cap mount)
06-22-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,217
Posted By DesertStorm

yes. i think i am off one tooth with it.. kinda...

yes. i think i am off one tooth with it.. kinda hard to start and the CEL came on right away.. our scan tool at the shop is dead (got left on over the weekend) but i have a backup i am going to use...
06-22-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,217
Posted By DesertStorm

thanks for the help. ordered distributor from...

thanks for the help. ordered distributor from Skip White last week (thanks Burned for the link) and it fixed it! got the old one out and it was toast. rotor moved up and down at least 1/4" and side...
06-13-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,217
Posted By DesertStorm

Cap, with it being that far off would it be...

Cap, with it being that far off would it be possible the timing chain is stretched and jumped a tooth?
06-13-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,217
Posted By DesertStorm

thank yall for the help.. BlazinClint.. i have...

thank yall for the help.. BlazinClint.. i have already replaced the pcv valve, elbow, and grommet. new air filter, but it is almost due for an oil change.. i will go ahead and do it a little early.
...
06-09-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,217
Posted By DesertStorm

so pulled codes at lunch. P0300 random misfire...

so pulled codes at lunch. P0300 random misfire and P1381. Did not have description for 1381 in our scanner. pulled it up on alldata and it shows "Misfire Detected No EBCM/VCM Serial data"

any...
06-09-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,217
Posted By DesertStorm

ok. new delco fuel pump. fuel filter, and just...

ok. new delco fuel pump. fuel filter, and just replaced the spider injector with the upgrade last night (new a/c delco as well). still misfires under light throttle (up to about 40% then runs fine...
06-08-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By DesertStorm

i just did mine saturday.. i agree 100%. mine...

i just did mine saturday.. i agree 100%. mine fought me tooth and nail.. stripped out bolt on the back strap.. had to cut the bolt.. fabricate a new mounting bracket for it.. broke the vent valve.....
Forum: Builds
06-08-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,008
Posted By DesertStorm

a snap cover would look pretty cool.. maybe could...

a snap cover would look pretty cool.. maybe could figure out a way to make one from a jeep work?? something like the one in the pic?? that would look freakin awesome!
Forum: General Chat
06-08-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12,828
Views: 866,103
Posted By DesertStorm

changed pump and filter.. didnt fix my hesitation...

changed pump and filter.. didnt fix my hesitation issue, but it did fix my gas gauge!!! spider injector upgrade ordered and will be here today for install tonight! hopefully i can get this thing back...
Forum: Lifting Tech
06-04-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,076
Posted By DesertStorm

i run 31x10.5x15 Mud terrains on mine. i have...

i run 31x10.5x15 Mud terrains on mine. i have t-bar crank/shackles and a 2" body lift.. i am running stock wheels, but i rub on frame at full lock.. i did trim the fenders a little bit, and i am not...
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