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Old 08-01-2019, 09:55 AM   #876
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Re: What did you do to your Blazer/Jimmy today?

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Can I get info on this. Pretty cool

Post 98 of my build has more details.

Short story is that it's a damper from a 2014-19 truck mounted inside the tailgate.
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Old 08-01-2019, 10:34 AM   #877
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Re: What did you do to your Blazer/Jimmy today?

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Post 98 of my build has more details.

Short story is that it's a damper from a 2014-19 truck mounted inside the tailgate.
Good idea...thanks
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Old 08-04-2019, 06:35 PM   #878
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Re: What did you do to your Blazer/Jimmy today?

Swapped one Grant GT wheel out for another...been waiting to install the walnut one for awhile now.

I also fixed the turn signal cam while I was in there that has been broken since I bought the truck.

Slowly working on the interior as I get time and parts. I already picked up a set of parchment buckets that will be replacing the seats that are in this rig now.
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Old 08-05-2019, 11:20 AM   #879
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Re: What did you do to your Blazer/Jimmy today?

Took the K5 5 to Menard's Chevy Show Denver
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Old 08-05-2019, 06:30 PM   #880
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Took the K5 5 to Menard's Chevy Show Denver
Looks like one clean k5
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Old 08-05-2019, 10:02 PM   #881
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Looked very nice. Looked like a nice show.
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Old 08-10-2019, 10:38 PM   #882
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Cleaned out all the mouse turds.
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Old 08-11-2019, 12:49 AM   #883
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Installed my newly purchased 15x8 rims and tires!
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Old 08-13-2019, 03:51 AM   #884
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I started replacing the corroded brake lines with copper alloy lines but run into areas I couldn't reach. So I ended paying the local repair shop to finish the job. Cost me $225.00 labor.
I have a question: I went to a reputable shop for the line replacements and they told me they are not licensed to work on vehicles 1972 and older ! I never heard of such a thing. Anyone hear anything like that. This is in Michigan.
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Old 08-13-2019, 11:42 PM   #885
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Cut some patch panels on the doors.... fought with some frozen u bolts prepping for the new front axle this coming weekend while simultaneously using mass amounts of profanity. After a couple beers decided they will get the good old fire wrench
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Old 08-14-2019, 09:11 AM   #886
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Re: What did you do to your Blazer/Jimmy today?

Sometimes the fire wrench is the only way. Especially on trucks that are almost 50 years old now.
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Old 08-16-2019, 12:15 PM   #887
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(Actually a couple days ago..) Installed new seats, so my kids have shoulder belts. These are from a 2010 Escalade.

I did the mounting a little different than others. I don't care about the removable rails for the rears, so I removed all of the brackets, which leaves you with seats with nice flat bottoms and flat metal tabs to mount to. I welded a simple metal frame, which reused the legs off the original seats (bolts into the stock mounts in the floor). I have amplifiers under the seat that I wanted clearance for. The Drivers side also only used the seat, stripped of all the factory frame, and then mounted pretty easily to my pre-existing sliders. The passenger seat kept the flip/fold base from the Cadillac, it's nice and flips up like it was meant for the Jimmy.
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Old 08-16-2019, 07:49 PM   #888
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(Actually a couple days ago..) Installed new seats, so my kids have shoulder belts. These are from a 2010 Escalade.

I did the mounting a little different than others. I don't care about the removable rails for the rears, so I removed all of the brackets, which leaves you with seats with nice flat bottoms and flat metal tabs to mount to. I welded a simple metal frame, which reused the legs off the original seats (bolts into the stock mounts in the floor). I have amplifiers under the seat that I wanted clearance for. The Drivers side also only used the seat, stripped of all the factory frame, and then mounted pretty easily to my pre-existing sliders. The passenger seat kept the flip/fold base from the Cadillac, it's nice and flips up like it was meant for the Jimmy.
Looks real nice. I want to do the same at some point.
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Old 08-22-2019, 04:42 AM   #889
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I installed some American Billet tail light bezels. If you're not using factory trim, these are awesome...

https://allamericanbilletstore.com/1...-btl-6772-c10/

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