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Old 06-12-2019, 06:09 PM   #76
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Re: 1969 K10 CST Full Restoration

I'm late to the party! I just noticed you're doing another build from your signature in one of your post the other day. I can't wait to see what color you go with..

I see you're going with the original AC setup. Since I swapped out my original A6 I have my original hose that connects to the back of the A6. It was refurbished by Classic Auto Air. If you don't already have this part covered let me know. This ones yours.
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Old 06-12-2019, 07:34 PM   #77
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It's looking really good.
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I'm late to the party! I just noticed you're doing another build from your signature in one of your post the other day. I can't wait to see what color you go with..

I see you're going with the original AC setup. Since I swapped out my original A6 I have my original hose that connects to the back of the A6. It was refurbished by Classic Auto Air. If you don't already have this part covered let me know. This ones yours.
Thanks for jumping on Mike and thanks for the offer-that's very generous. I'll let you know. I avoided the factory A/C with the Blazer...it was an easy choice because it was a non air Blazer and I didn't have the extra energy needed to pull an entire factory set up together on top of everything else. But I kind of regretted it because I love looking at those factory engine bays. I've got a bit more of an appetite for it this time and am excited to tackle it. I think it's fair to say Eric is not nearly as excited about the factory A/C as I am.
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Old 06-13-2019, 01:08 PM   #78
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Re: 1969 K10 CST Full Restoration

I didn't know about powersteering.com until this - will have to look into this for my 70 2wd Jimmy. Awesome work so far!
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Old 06-13-2019, 03:13 PM   #79
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I have been using powersteering.com for years on my restorations and they do great work.
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Re: 1969 K10 CST Full Restoration

Very nice!!!
I am glad you went with disc brakes
Stock rebuild on engine?
Did you do your own carb work???
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Very nice!!!
I am glad you went with disc brakes
Stock rebuild on engine?
Did you do your own carb work???
Thanks...A disc brake axle is something we would have sought out if one hadn't been under our donor truck already. It was just a bonus. Disc brakes seem like the only way to go and a more than acceptable modification.

I looked and looked for a date code correct 350 and could not find one. The engine in our donor was a replacement and not correct. We elected to buy a GM crate 350 long block and just fit all the correct stuff to it. The PS pump, compressor, intake, carb, etc....are all date code correct.

The carb was rebuilt/restored by Sean Murphy (SMI). He not only rebuilds it, but re-plates and refinishes everything to original condition.
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