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Old 10-12-2016, 10:26 PM   #1
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My first blazer!!

Hey guys! Im over from the 67-72 side as I've got a new project and I know this board is awesome for help etc. I bought the blazer last weekend and its titled as an 81 with a matching vin number but has a 91 front end and the tbi 350..... Wont really matter as I plan to ls swap it anyhow.. Ill throw up a couple of pictures as it sits now and post progress throughout. I have a ton of questions as the square body platform is new to me..
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Old 10-12-2016, 10:29 PM   #2
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Re: My first blazer!!

Im currently trying to figure out the power window situation as the connectors for the switches have seen better days. Anybody know where to get replacement connectors? Putting new motors in the doors as well. The gate works well but i need to clean up the latch area where the safety switch is as it doesnt always make a good connection.
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Old 10-12-2016, 10:31 PM   #3
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Plans for this thing ( to be named later) include new paint and body, including a color change and the top to either be body color or white. Shave off the trim and emblems, New wheels and tires, bumpers, smaller mirrors, and redo all the upholstery. And a 5.3 ls with a 4l60 swap.
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Old 10-13-2016, 09:47 PM   #4
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Re: My first blazer!!

I believe LMC carries the switch connectors and use A.C. Delco motors if you can I didn't on one door of my old 87 because they weren't in stock and my window was down in the winter when it quit but it was slower than the original in the other door. I have heard allot of people say to bypass that switch cause it causes problems and on mine it was stuck on so it didn't even do its job also lube all the tracks and mechanisms while your in there as these gates do get hard to open over time if they aren't kept lubricated
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Old 10-14-2016, 01:42 PM   #5
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Re: My first blazer!!

Welcome! Did you price the window motors with new regulators? They're probably not much more for the whole assembly and the motors will work better with the new wheels. Classic Parts has new switches and connectors. And member gmachinz makes and sells wiring harnesses for the windows with the 'express down' feature if you like.
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Old 10-14-2016, 07:26 PM   #6
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sweet! ill definitely be in touch with him about those!
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Old 10-25-2016, 09:44 PM   #7
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man, Im not finding a gmachinez on here.......
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Old 10-26-2016, 08:37 AM   #8
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No "e", just gmachinz.
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Old 10-31-2016, 04:38 PM   #9
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amazing what a new pair of shoes will do.....
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Yep! They almost make the purple look good. If it were plum crazy?
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Right!?! Not gonna be purple though.....
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Re: My first blazer!!

when the rear glass is rolled all the way down, should it be flush or inside of the gate, or stick up a little above the gate? mines sticking up a little when rolled down and I'm curious if thats normal or if i need to adjust it...
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It should go all the way in the 'gate.
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ok, ill pop it apart and see whats stopping it.
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another question..... The rear seat has 3 seat belts, the middle seat obviously is pretty self explanatory as both ends are there, however the buckles on the side belts I'm confused by. They retract and extend from the seat however i can't figure out where they buckle to... What am I missing??
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one with the top on...
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hoping to have this sucker flat black this weekend. got it sanded and bodywork done for the most part. a few areas still to do....
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Old 11-21-2016, 10:23 AM   #18
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got the seat belt situation figured out... Also did a little more metal work on the tailgate.
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Old 11-21-2016, 10:24 AM   #19
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I think I've got all the metal work done now, Hoping to start bodywork this weekend...YAY!!!
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Old 11-26-2016, 03:29 PM   #20
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What is the plan to bring the window up and down?
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Old 11-26-2016, 05:17 PM   #21
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What is the plan to bring the window up and down?
What do you mean? as far as the rear... Its just a switch so ill hide one somewhere. Theres still the one in the dash. Thinking ill do an alarm with keyless entry and have it hooked up to the remote to lower and raise.....
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its going a little slower than id like but the purple is finally gone!!!
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this is the color Im thinking. Its b50 sakhir orange metallic from bmw
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from start to where i am now, Still a lot to do but its looking better...
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from start to where i am now, Still a lot to do but its looking better...
can i buy your old mirrors?
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