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Old 02-11-2018, 11:45 AM   #51
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Re: 1972 Blazer ls swap

What front cross member would you recommend?

I would like a true "Bolt In" without drilling, but can drill if needed.


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Old 02-11-2018, 03:50 PM   #52
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I have used Pacific Fab and Dirty Dingo and like them both!! Got the disc brake set up installed and fit perfect and went smoother than I expected!!!!!
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Old 02-11-2018, 05:39 PM   #53
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Yesd! Dave Hall with Restore a Muscle car in Lincoln Neb. Bought it and changed a few things and finished the interior! Adding pic's. Also starting the tear down on the blue one.
Looks good , Is that Competition Red paint? you gave us some great ideas. we are Frame off now and building an LS6. Just looking for 3/4 ton running gears we don't think 600hp will keep those 10 bolt axles under it when we are done.
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Old 02-11-2018, 06:23 PM   #54
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Hugger Orange!!!
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Old 02-17-2018, 11:36 PM   #55
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Getting closer to taking back to body shop to put body on!!! Tomorrow going to clean and install old emergency cables and i think i am at a stand still until body is back on!!! Should have pic's of firewall and jams Monday!!!
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Old 02-18-2018, 01:45 AM   #56
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Woot!
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Old 02-21-2018, 07:23 PM   #57
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One more step .
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Old 02-21-2018, 07:46 PM   #58
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Subscribed, This is an awesome build! Curious why the 4l60e and not a 4l80e? or was the motor and trans a package deal? (like a vortec max or denali)
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Old 02-21-2018, 08:03 PM   #59
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Package out of a Cadillac!!
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Old 02-23-2018, 03:14 PM   #60
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Got headers in and not sure if my motor mount is to low but had to grind on frame just a little bit!
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Old 02-24-2018, 03:56 PM   #61
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Looks great! And very familiar? What kind of clearance do you have between the front pumpkin and the Dirty Dingo cross member? I only have a couple of inches and I'm concerned about clearance. I only have an add-a-leaf in the front and 2" blocks out back, but I don't really want to go much higher. Might eventually do a real 2-3" spring lift and I've been thinking about cutting and welding in a plate to the bottom of the cross member to get another 1" of clearance.
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Old 02-24-2018, 05:05 PM   #62
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ITS NOT A LOT OF ROOM! I AM THINKING THE SAME ABOUT THE 2" LIFT!! Going to wait till i get the body back on to decide!
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Old 02-24-2018, 05:49 PM   #63
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I’m doing a similar swap but with a 4l80. Do you know the thickness of your adapter to the np205 and did you move the engine forward and keep the stock position for the tcase? How much space do you have between the core support and the accessories on the engine?
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Old 02-24-2018, 06:24 PM   #64
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Yes I used the stock transfer case location and I believe it moved the engine forward some not sure on how much! Added some pic's. Have about 9" between the pulley and the core support.
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Old 03-02-2018, 09:54 PM   #65
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Ordered emergency brake cables from Inline(got them 5" longer just in case i lift it). They fit perfect!!!
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Old 03-07-2018, 12:49 AM   #66
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May sell this blazer before it is done to Dave Hall at restore a muscle car like I did my last one!!! Not sure yet!!! I will get more pic's!!!!
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Old 03-07-2018, 12:43 PM   #67
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May sell this blazer before it is done to Dave Hall at restore a muscle car like I did my last one!!! Not sure yet!!! I will get more pic's!!!!
Daves a good guy... He will make it one of a kind...
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Old 03-07-2018, 05:32 PM   #68
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Yes! He bought my Orange One and is his daily driver!
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Old 03-07-2018, 08:06 PM   #69
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Lets build the next one with an L86/8L90, and I wont be able to say no.
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Old 03-08-2018, 08:44 AM   #70
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Might Happen!
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Old 03-13-2018, 08:01 AM   #71
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Still going!
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Old 03-13-2018, 11:33 AM   #72
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Nice build! I may have missed it, are you using the AA kit between the trans and tcase, what do you think of it? Looks like it adds about an inch to the length of the drivetrain?
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Old 03-13-2018, 01:35 PM   #73
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Like it and yes it does look like it adds to length.
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Old 04-09-2018, 11:58 PM   #74
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Awesome build! The orange one is nice! I know Dave and the guys at RMC pretty well. Was super jealous when they first got it. Not many nice ones like that in Nebraska.
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Old 04-14-2018, 02:31 PM   #75
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He is supposed to get this one when i get the paint on it!
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